Faulty Aircraft Engines Led to Kingfisher Collapse: Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya, the embattled businessman who is in the UK, on Friday said faulty engines were one of the factors for the collapse of Kingfisher Airlines.

Vijay Mallya, the embattled businessman who is in the UK, on Friday said faulty engines were one of the factors for the collapse of Kingfisher Airlines.

A group firm of Pratt & Whitney has been sued for supplying defective engines to Kingfisher Airlines, Mallya said amid aviation regulator DGCA ordering detailed inspection of P&W engines powering some Airbus 320 neo planes being operated in India.

Mallya has been declared a wilful defaulter and is wanted by Indian authorities for default in payment of loans related to Kingfisher Airlines that was grounded in 2012. He is also wanted in other cases.

“Not surprised at DGCA enquiry into Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines. Kingfisher Airlines sadly collapsed also due to faulty engines,” he said in a tweet. Read More…

 

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