Spirit A20N near Daytona on Apr 7th 2022, smoke in the cockpit

Last Update: April 9, 2022 / 18:07:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 7, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-1005

Aircraft Registration
N915NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200N, registration N915NK performing flight NK-1005 from Philadelphia,PA to Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA) with 180 people on board, was enroute at FL340 about 70nm north of Daytona Beach,FL (USA) when the crew donned their oxygen masks reporting smoke in the cockpit and decided to divert to Daytona Beach. The aircraft landed safely on Daytona Beach's runway 25R about 20 minutes after leaving FL340.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 7 hours, then continued the flight and reached Fort Lauderdale with a delay of about 8 hours.

The airline reported the crew suspected a mechanical problem and diverted to Daytona Beach. The aircraft taxied to the terminal where passengers disembarked normally.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N915NK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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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
Apr 7, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-1005

Aircraft Registration
N915NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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