Alaska A21N at Seattle on Aug 7th 2021, loss of nose wheel steering

Last Update: August 9, 2021 / 10:07:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AS-628

Aircraft Registration
N921VA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

An Alaska Airlines Airbus A321-200N, registration N921VA performing flight AS-628 from Seattle,WA to New York JFK,NY (USA), was enroute at FL310 about 280nm east of Seattle when the crew decided to return to Seattle. On approach the crew requested a long final and advised they had lost nose wheel steering, they would roll to the end of and stop on the runway. The aircraft landed safely on Seattle's runway 16L about 100 minutes after departure.

A replacement A321-200N registration N927VA reached New York with a delay of 4:45 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 23 hours after landing.
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United States
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A321-253N
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A21N
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 7, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AS-628

Aircraft Registration
N921VA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

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