Spirit A321 near Dallas on Apr 29th 2021, turbulence injures two passengers

Last Update: May 1, 2021 / 20:05:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 29, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
NK-208

Aircraft Registration
N661NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N661NK performing flight NK-208 from Las Vegas,NV to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA), was entoute at FL310 about 120nm west of Dallas about to reach the top of descent, when the aircraft encountered moderate turbulence causing an altitude deviation of 200 feet below assigned level and minor injuries to two passengers. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 35L about 23 minutes later.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERED MODERATE TURBULENCE, ABILENE, TX.", two passengers received minor injuries.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N661NK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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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
Apr 29, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
NK-208

Aircraft Registration
N661NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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