DGCA To Inspect PW Engines Used For Over 3,000 Hours In GoAir’s Fleet
A GoAir aircraft prepares to take off at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India. (Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)  

DGCA To Inspect PW Engines Used For Over 3,000 Hours In GoAir’s Fleet

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The Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Tuesday decided to inspect all Pratt and Whitney engines, which have been used for more than 3,000 hours, of GoAir’s A320neo planes, an official said.

The decision came after PW engine of a GoAir A320neo plane flying from Guwahati to Kolkata faced a mid-air snag on Monday.

As PW engines of IndiGo's A320neo family aircraft's have also been facing similar incidents, the DGCA on Oct. 28 ordered it to replace 16 PW engines, which have been used for more than 3,000 hours, within 15 days.

A senior DGCA official said, "we will be inspecting GoAir planes that have PW engines, which have been used for more than 3,000 hours. Post inspection, we will decide on what action has to be taken in this matter."

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