Bird strike: Indigo A320 at Ahmedabad on Aug 20th 2015

An Indigo Airbus A320-200, registration VT-INS performing flight 6E-158 from Ahmedabad to Delhi (India), departed Ahmedabad’s runway 23 but received a bird strike into the left hand engine (V2527) prompting the crew to return to Ahmedabad for a safe landing on runway 23 about 15 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration VT-IFP reached Delhi with a delay of 3 hours.