Spirit A320 at Fort Lauderdale on Jul 8th 2023, engine problem

Last Update: July 8, 2023 / 20:17:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 8, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-438

Destination
Saint Croix

Aircraft Registration
N616NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N616NK performing flight NK-438 from Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA) to Saint Croix (Virgin Islands), was climbing out of Fort Lauderdale's runway 28L when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 reporting an engine (V2527) problem. The aircraft returned to Fort Lauderdale for a safe landing on runway 28L about an hour after departure.

The FAA reported the crew reported a possible engine issue and returned to Fort Lauderdale. The FAA is investigating the occurrence.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N616NK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-232
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
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
Jul 8, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-438

Destination
Saint Croix

Aircraft Registration
N616NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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