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Air India flight makes emergency landing after Airbus A320neo engine shut mid-air

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Just minutes after taking off from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at 9:43 a.m., the A320neo plane’s pilots received a warning regarding high exhaust gas temperatures on one of the engines.

According to sources, an Airbus A320neo airliner operated by Tata Group’s Air India returned to Mumbai airport just 27 minutes after taking off due to a technical issue with one of its engines.

According to an Air India spokesperson, the passengers were flown to Bengaluru after a change of aircraft on Thursday.

According to authorities at the Press Trust of India, the aviation authority, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, is investigating the event. CFM International’s Leap engines power Air India’s Airbus A320neo jets.

Just minutes after taking off from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at 9:43 a.m., the A320neo plane’s pilots received a warning regarding high exhaust gas temperatures on one of the engines.

The pilot landed back at the Mumbai airport at 10:10 a.m. after shutting down that engine, according to news agency PTI.

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