Allegiant A320 near Gainesville on May 31st 2018, pilot incapacitated

Last Update: May 31, 2018 / 21:39:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 31, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G4-1304

Aircraft Registration
N252NV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Allegiant Airbus A320-200, registration N252NV performing flight G4-1304 from Cincinnati,KY to Punta Gorda,FL (USA) with 155 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL380 about 70nm north of Gainesville,FL (USA) when one of the pilots suffered seizures and was incapacitated. The other pilot decided to divert the aircraft to Gainesville for a safe landing. The incapacitated pilot was taken to a hospital.

The airline confirmed a pilot experienced a medical emergency, the crew diverted the aircraft to Gainesville where medical assistance was ready. The pilot is being treated at a local hospital, he is in a stable condition and was able to walk off the aircraft. A replacement crew was dispatched to Gainesville.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 5 hours, then continued the flight and reached Punta Gorda with a delay of 5.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N252NV
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
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Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 31, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G4-1304

Aircraft Registration
N252NV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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