New Delhi, Mar 31 (PTI) A Delhi-bound Vistara flight, operated with an A320 neo aircraft, returned to Ahmedabad following engine problems on Friday, according to the airline. Also Read - Madhya Pradesh Liquor Baron Doles Out Money For 180-seater Plane Just to Fly 4 People to Delhi
In a tweet, the airline said the flight had returned after take-off due to “some engine vibration”. Also Read - GoAir Temporarily Suspends Some Flights Due to Delay in Aircraft, Engines Delivery
The number of passengers in the flight could not be immediately ascertained. Also Read - Emergency on Pune-Jaipur IndiGo Flight; Diverted to Mumbai
In a statement, a Vistara spokesperson said the flight UK966 returned to Ahmedabad due to technical issues and that a ferry aircraft was arranged for the passengers to fly them to the national capital.
“Our Airbus A320 neo aircraft have engines made by a different manufacturer and are not affected by the engine issues that relate to the other engine choice,” as per the tweet.
Vistara’s A320 neos are powered by CFM engines.
The A320 neos with Pratt & Whitney engines of certain series have been been facing problems and some of such planes have been grounded.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.