Pilots shut down Pratt & Whitney engine on Airbus mid-air, even after fixes

Oct. 14, 2020
Latest glitch on India’s GoAir not related to previous issues, Anurag Kotoky reports for Bloomberg.

AHMADABAD, India - Pilots of an Airbus SE A320neo jet in India shut down a Pratt & Whitney engine midair last month after it encountered problems, people familiar with the incident said, reviving concerns about the turbines that have been plagued by issues since their debut in early 2016, Anurag Kotoky reports for BloombergContinue reading original article.

The Intelligent Aerospace take:

October 14, 2020 -Asking not to be identified because the engine shutdown is considered "confidential," Bloomberg reports on a Pratt & Whitney engine being shutdown midair, which was powering an Airbus A320neo in India. Last year, Indian regulators raised concerns about the third-stage low-pressure turbine blades on the Pratt & Whitney engine and required the part to be replaced. According to Kotoky, the blade was not related to the issue experienced on the Go Airlines India flight.

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
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