Bengaluru: Go Air flight 283 from Bengaluru to Pune was forced to land at Bengaluru airport on Saturday following engine failure.
The Airbus 320 Neo aircraft was forced to return to the airport and a full emergency situation was declared. During the flight, the pilots got a warning that there was some vibration in engine 1. This was followed by an oil chip detection alarm in the same engine leading to its shutdown.
Go Air in a statement said, “Flight G8-283 BLR – PNQ suffered a technical glitch. As a standard operating procedure, the captain turned the flight back to Bengaluru. After the flight landed, all passengers were put on alternate flights. GoAir sincerely regrets the inconvenience caused to its passengers. GoAir is committed to the highest degree of safety of passengers and its own crew members and the crew operated within the established guidelines to provide for safe travel.”
02/09/18 Nagarjun Dwarakanath/India Today