Spirit A20N at Minneapolis on Nov 14th 2021, engine fire indication

Last Update: November 15, 2021 / 15:27:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 14, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-135

Aircraft Registration
N922NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200N, registration N922NK performing flight NK-135 from Minneapolis,MN to Orlando,FL (USA), was climbing out of Minneapolis when the crew stopped the climb at about 16000 feet reporting a right hand engine (PW1127G) fire indication. The crew worked the related checklist, shut the engine down and discharged the fire agent. The aircraft returned to Minneapolis for a safe landing on runway 30L about 24 minutes after departure and stopped on the runway for an inspection by emergency services. Emergency services reported they couldn't detect any fire and would follow the aircraft to the apron. The aircraft taxied to the apron with emergency services in trail.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration N697NK reached Orlando with a delay of about 3 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N922NK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-271N
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
Nov 14, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-135

Aircraft Registration
N922NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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