Spirit A320 near Denver on Dec 16th 2018, fumes injure 3 passengers and 2 cabin crew

Last Update: December 17, 2018 / 23:04:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 16, 2018

Classification
Accident

Flight number
NK-395

Aircraft Registration
N653NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N653NK performing flight NK-395 from Philadelphia,PA to Las Vegas,NV (USA) with 71 people on board, was enroute at FL380 about 150nm east of Denver,CO (USA) when the flight crew donned their oxygen masks reporting fumes on board and diverted to Denver and requested medical services to await the aircraft on landing. The aircraft landed on runway 16L about 30 minutes later and taxied to the gate with the flight crew still on their oxygen masks.

Three passengers and two cabin crew reported feeling ill. Emergency services attending to the aircraft detected carbon monoxide on board of the aircraft and treated all five injured at the gate. The passengers refused transport to a hospital, the two cabin crew were taken to the hospital.

A replacement A321-200 registration N678NK reached Las Vegas with a delay of about 3 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N653NK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-232
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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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 16, 2018

Classification
Accident

Flight number
NK-395

Aircraft Registration
N653NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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