Spirit A321 at Newark on Mar 25th 2022, bird strike

Last Update: March 28, 2022 / 18:29:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 25, 2022

Classification
Accident

Flight number
NK-1215

Aircraft Registration
N657NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N657NK performing flight NK-1215 from Fort Lauderdale,FL to Newark,NJ (USA), was landing on Newark's runway 22L when the aircraft sustained a number of bird strikes. The aircraft continued for a safe landing runway 22L.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT STRUCK BIRDS WHILE LANDING AND POST FLIGHT INSPECTION REVEALED DAMAGE TO CAPTAINS SIDE WINDOW AND NOSE CONE, NEWARK, NJ.", rated the damage substantial and rated the occurrence an accident.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N657NK
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
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 25, 2022

Classification
Accident

Flight number
NK-1215

Aircraft Registration
N657NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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