Bengaluru bound GoAir plane engine catches fire, no casualties

 Tuesday, February 18, 2020 


A Bengaluru-bound GoAir flight’s engine caught fire at the Ahmedabad airport Tuesday morning. However, the fire has been doused and all passengers are safe.


GoAir in a statement on Tuesday said the right engine of the Ahmedabad-Bengaluru flight suffered damage, which resulted in a small fire.


“The right engine of GoAir Ahmedabad to Bengaluru flight suspected to have suffered from a foreign object damage while on take-off roll. The suspected FOD resulted in a small fire which has been doused. All passengers and crew are safe,” GoAir said in a statement.


The airlines added that no emergency evacuation was deemed necessary and that the passengers will be deplaned after the aircraft is towed off the runway.

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