Spirit A320 at Lake City on Mar 5th 2022, dropped panel in flight

Last Update: March 7, 2022 / 20:38:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 5, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-9120

Aircraft Registration
N620NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N620NK performing flight NK-9120 from Lake City,FL to Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA), was climbing out of Lake City when the aircraft dropped a panel from one of the ailerons. The aircraft climbed to FL240 and continued to Fort Lauderdale for a safe landing about one hour after departure.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT LOST A PANEL FROM THE AILERON ON DEPARTURE, LAKE CITY, FL.", the damage was unknown and the occurrence was rated an incident.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N620NK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-232
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
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
Mar 5, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-9120

Aircraft Registration
N620NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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