Spirit A321 near Detroit on Jul 1st 2016, cabin did not pressurize

Last Update: July 1, 2016 / 17:29:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 1, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-417

Aircraft Registration
N588NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N588NK performing flight NK-417 from Detroit,MI to Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA), was climbing through FL240 out of Detroit when the crew initiated a rapid descent due to problems with the cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks were released. The aircraft returned to Detroit for a safe landing about one hour after departure.

A replacement A321-200 registration N663NK is estimated to reach Fort Lauderdale with a delay of 5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N588NK
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
Jul 1, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-417

Aircraft Registration
N588NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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