Frontier A20N near Raleigh Durham on Oct 23rd 2021, fumes in cabin

Last Update: October 24, 2021 / 11:06:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 23, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
F9-1159

Aircraft Registration
N304FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A320-200N, registration N304FR performing flight F9-1159 from Norfolk,VA to Orlando,FL (USA) with 102 people on board, was enroute at FL360 about 50nm southwest of Raleigh/Durham,NC (USA) when fumes and odour in the cabin prompted the flight crew to divert to Raleigh/Durham. The aircraft landed safely about 20 minutes later. The aircraft was evacuated via slides. One passenger needed to be taken to a hospital.

The airport reported there had been an unknown odour and fumes on board of the aircraft.

The airline reported the aircraft experienced a fume/odor event, as a precaution the passengers were evacuated via slides. There were no injuries, no fire had been on board.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N304FR
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-251N
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A20N
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
Oct 23, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
F9-1159

Aircraft Registration
N304FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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