Spirit A319 near Kansas City on Nov 23rd 2022, unusual odour in cockpit

Last Update: November 23, 2022 / 20:37:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 23, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-721

Aircraft Registration
N525NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N525NK performing flight NK-721 from Detroit,MI to Phoenix,AZ (USA) with 146 people on board, was enroute at FL360 about 170nm northeast of Kansas City,MO (USA) when the crew initiated a descent to 10,000 feet levelling off at 10,000 feet about 10 minutes after leaving FL360 and diverted to Kansas City for a safe landing on runway 19L about 35 minutes after leaving FL360.

A replacement A320-200N registration N952NK reached Phoenix with a delay of 4:15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 5.5 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N525NK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A319-132
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A319
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
Nov 23, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-721

Aircraft Registration
N525NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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