New Delhi, February 13: An IndiGo 6E075 flight heading from Bengaluru to Bangkok on Tuesday was diverted to Yangoon in Myanmar after it experienced oil pressure warning in one of its engines. According to a tweet by ANI, the flight, which carried 129 passengers onboard, landed safely. The airline issued a statement saying the pilot followed the laid down procedure and landed the aircraft safely in Yangoon. IndiGo said that the aircraft had not reported or observed any snag on the earlier flight. Indigo's Neo Engine Faces Trouble Mid-Air, Pilot Continues the Flight to Land at Port Blair.
"An IndiGo flight 6E075, operating Bangalore-Bangkok route experienced an oil pressure warning on one of its engines. The aircraft is an A320 aircraft powered by V2500 engine. Our pilot followed the laid down procedure and landed the aircraft safely in Yangoon," it said. The airline informed that the affected engine is currently being investigated and the further course of action will be determined accordingly. Indigo Airlines Pilot Suffers Heart Attack Mid-Air, Lands Aircraft Safely.
In the wake of the incident, the airline said it already rebooked all 129 passengers to Bangkok on other airlines and initiated rebooking of all the passengers on the flight from Bangkok back to Bangalore. "IndiGo will provide accommodation to passengers as required," the airline said.
Meanwhile, the airline continued to face the shortage of pilots due to which its services have been hampered badly. Many flights have been cancelled leaving passengers with no choice to buy last-minute high fares for its flights.