Spirit A321 near Grand Cayman on Nov 25th 2019, noisy overhead panel, fumes in cockpit

Last Update: November 26, 2019 / 20:58:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 25, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-756

Aircraft Registration
N675NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N675NK performing flight NK-756 from San Jose (Costa Rica) to Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA) with 177 people on board, was enroute at FL340 about 80nm southsouthwest of George Town (Cayman Islands) when the crew decided to divert to George Town due to loud noise, that the crew could not completely locate either from the outside of the aircraft or the overhead panel, fumes developed in the cockpit. The aircraft landed safely in George Town about 18 minutes after leaving FL340.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 15.5 hours, then positioned to Fort Lauderdale.

According to information received from Grand Cayman something in the overhead panel was shaking, there were fumes in the cockpit.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N675NK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A321-231
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A321
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 25, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-756

Aircraft Registration
N675NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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