Modi govt orders probe into three mid-air engine failures in two months – report

Published on May 23, 2022 09:11 PM IST

Back-to-back mid-air scares have hit flyers in India. In the last 2 months, 3 mid-air engines have been shut down. The Civil Aviation Directorate then ordered an investigation into these engines. The incidents occurred on two Airbus SE A320 Neo jets operated by Air India and a Boeing 737 Max operated by SpiceJet. All three events involve engines made by CFM, a joint venture between GE and Safran SA in France. DGCA is now investigating what caused the technical flaw in these aircraft. Details of the case in this report.

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