NAC’s narrow-body plane grounded in Dubai after problem detected in engine

Published On: February 26, 2023 07:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: A narrow-body aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has been grounded in Dubai after the engine of the airplane was found overheated while the Airbus A320-200 was preparing to fly to Kathmandu from Dubai.

The right engine of the airplane with flight number 9N-AKW was found to be overheated and was grounded in Dubai, according to the NAC. 

Captain Deepu Jwarchan, a senior pilot of NAC, was supposed to fly the airplane from Dubai to Kathmandu but the flight was aborted after detecting the problem.

The state-owned airline company said it will send its engineering team to resolve the problem in the engine of the grounded airplane.   


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