Spirit A321 at Detroit on Apr 14th 2022, bird strike

Last Update: April 15, 2022 / 18:26:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 14, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-2143

Aircraft Registration
N678NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N678NK performing flight NK-2143 from Atlanta,GA to Detroit,MI (USA), was on approach to Detroit's runway 22R when the aircraft received a bird strike. The aircraft continued landing and rolled out without further incident.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT STRUCK A BIRD ON LANDING AND POST FLIGHT INSPECTION REVEALED BIRD WAS INGESTED INTO RIGHT ENGINE, DETROIT, MI." (engine V2533).

The aircraft remained on the ground in Detroit for about 2 hours, then departed for flight NK-565 to Atlanta.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N678NK
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
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 14, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-2143

Aircraft Registration
N678NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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