Serious incident to the Airbus A321 registered VT-PPT operated by Air India on 08/11/2019 at Raipur [Investigation led by AAIB / India]

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Indian authorities:

VT-PPT took off from Bhuvneshwar operating flight AI670 to Mumbai. Aircraft diverted to raipur due to LH engine fire and in-flight engine shut-down. "MAYDAY" declared and emergency evacuation carried out.