Spirit A321 at Baltimore on Sep 30th 2022, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: October 1, 2022 / 12:59:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 30, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-2077

Aircraft Registration
N662NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N662NK performing flight NK-2077 from Baltimore,MD to Orlando,FL (USA) with 218 people on board, was climbing out of Baltimore's runway 15R when the crew stopped the climb at 3000 feet reporting a problem with the right hand engine (V2533), the #2 engine was stalling out, they were operating single engine. The airport stopped all departures, while ATC vectored the aircraft for a return to runway 10. The aircraft landed safely on runway 10 about 15 minutes after departure and vacated the runway.

Passengers reported an engine failed and spit fire.

The airline reported the aircraft suffered a mechanical problem.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N662NK
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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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 30, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-2077

Aircraft Registration
N662NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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