a bird hit the engine of the flight that made forced landing in Patna today, destroy three of SpiceJet said that the fan blades official Also share the details of what happened when one of ignited their engines fire.
There was no indication of the engine fire in cockpit and was only observed by people on Earth and Aerial Control (ATC), Captain Gorcharan Arora, Chief of Flight operations, SpiceJet told NDTV.
The flight to Delhi was carrying 185 passengers and all of them of Officials earlier said they had been safely evacuated. Videos made by locals on And the earth showed sparks to come out Of which left engine.
Sharing details of What happened during and after the bird hitThe official He said, “There was a normal take-off. There was no cockpit indicator. A little later they got a file call from ATC saying they detected smoke and fire from left Engine (Engine #1).
As is standard operating procedure (SOP) in As Captain Arora said, “Pilots advertise ‘pan-pan’, which tells them world Something’s not right, and run through a checklist. “” And the step by stepYou are shut down suspect engine and then land as quickly as possible at the nearest airport.”
bird strikes regular feature It happens every month on various Planes official mentioned as well. “Usually, it hits the birds occur in Airframe. So, there is a file small Jingle and no engine damage. Passenger planes today made to bear a lot of Beating, they are very durable and reliable – the airframe as well as the engine. So you usually won’t get there know About it,” he said.
but, in Today’s incident was different.
“Today was different because the bird hit I was directly in the engine. Three fan blades were damaged. resulted in in Smoke and flame. There was no indication in The cockpit is a testament to how Rugged motors. They were working very smoothly.”
The official added That even after planes lose an engine, they can fly safely for up to three hours with One engine, but the regulations require that they land in 60 minutes.