Spirit A321 at Chicago on Feb 23rd 2024, could not retract landing gear

Last Update: February 24, 2024 / 16:22:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 23, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-635

Aircraft Registration
N662NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N662NK performing flight NK-635 from Chicago O'Hare,IL to Atlanta,GA (USA) with 218 people on board, was climbing out of Chicago's runway 10L when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet declaring emergency reporting they were unable to retract their landing gear. The aircraft positioned for an approach to runway 10C and landed without further incident about 20 minutes after departure.

A replacement A321-200 registration N672NK reached Atlanta with a delay of about 3 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Chicago 34 hours after landing back.
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
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 23, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-635

Aircraft Registration
N662NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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