Frontier A21N at Charlotte on Mar 27th 2024, evacuation after odour

Last Update: March 30, 2024 / 10:35:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 27, 2024

Classification
Accident

Flight number
F9-1759

Aircraft Registration
N611FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A321-200N, registration N611FR performing flight F9-1759 from Charlotte,NC to Orlando,FL (USA) with 226 people on board, was preparing for departure still at the gate when both aft slides were deployed and an evacuation occurred via the slides as well as the jetway at the front. One passenger was taken to a hospital.

Emergency services reported one passenger was taken to a hospital with knee injuries received during a fall.

The airline is investigating the source of the odour stating there had been no visible smoke or fire.

The FAA released this statement: "Passengers evacuated Frontier Airlines Flight 1759 while it was still parked at the gate at Charlotte Douglas International Airport around 1:30 a.m. local time on Thursday, March 28, after the crew reported the smell of smoke in the cabin. Passengers in the front of the plane exited through the jet bridge. Passengers in the rear of the plane exited using slides. The Airbus A321 was scheduled to travel to Orlando International Airport in Florida. The FAA will investigate. "
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N611FR
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A321-271NX
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A21N
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 27, 2024

Classification
Accident

Flight number
F9-1759

Aircraft Registration
N611FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

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