Spirit A21N at Montego Bay on May 26th 2024, lost pressure, prepared for possible water landing

Last Update: May 27, 2024 / 15:54:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 26, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-270

Aircraft Registration
N718NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-200N, registration N718NK performing flight NK-270 from Montego Bay (Jamaica) to Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA), was climbing out of Montego Bay's runway 07 when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet and positioned for a return to runway 07. The aircraft landed safely back on runway 07 about 22 minutes after departure.

Passengers reported the crew indicated the aircraft had "lost pressure", cabin crew prepared them for a possible water landing and instructed them to brace for the possible water landing. Photographic evidence showed passengers removed their life vests from the seats.

The airport reported the flight experienced "challenges".

The airline reported an investigation on the occurrence has been opened.

A replacement A321-200 registration N686NK reached Fort Lauderdale with a delay of about 7:15 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N718NK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS S A S
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
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 26, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-270

Aircraft Registration
N718NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

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