Spirit A321 at New York on Mar 20th 2017, odour on board

Last Update: March 21, 2017 / 21:42:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-779

Aircraft Registration
N668NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N668NK performing flight NK-779 from New York La Guardia,NY to Fort Lauderdale,FL (USA), was climbing out of La Guardia when the crew reported an odour on board, stopped the climb at 12,000 feet and decided to divert to Newark,NJ (USA) for a safe landing about 14 minutes after departure.

A replacement A321-200 registration N587NK reached Fort Lauderdale with a delay of 4 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N668NK
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
TCDS Ident. No.
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
Mar 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NK-779

Aircraft Registration
N668NK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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