The take-off was reportedly aborted shortly after sparks were spotted in the aircraft, and the aircraft safely returned to the bay, according to the airlines.
While regretting the difficulty given to the passengers, it said that all of the passengers had been safely transferred to a different plane.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) also mandated a thorough investigation to determine the cause and stated that appropriate post-incident measures should be implemented.
“An Indigo A320-Ceo operating flight 6E-2131 from Delhi to Bangalore, registered VT-IFM, was involved in a rejected takeoff as an Engine Two Fail warning appeared.
There was a resounding bang. The bottle of fire extinguisher was released. The plane made its way back to the bay. A top DGCA official announced on Saturday that it had been grounded for examination.
After a video of the incident gained widespread traction on social media and the Ministry of Civil Aviation instructed DGCA officials to look into it, the aviation surveillance unit intervened.
On October 27, an Akasa Air Boeing aircraft that had been struck by a bird while en route to the airport in Delhi safely landed.
The Akasa B-737-8 (Max) aircraft flying Akasa Flight QP-1333 from Ahmedabad to Delhi sustained a bird strike during climb out passing 1900 feet, according to the DGCA.
This aircraft suffered damage on the nose cone during climbing, however, all the passengers here were safe.
On October 15, another Bengaluru-bound Akasa Air flight returned to Mumbai airport due to a burning smell in the cabin, which later turned out to be due to a bird strike.