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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246833
Last updated: 10 January 2022
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Time:20:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-271N
Owner/operator:Spirit Airlines
Registration: N922NK
MSN: 9341
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Houston-George Bush Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH/KIAH) -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Houston-George Bush Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH/KIAH)
Destination airport:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL)
Spirit flight NK264, an Airbus A320neo, struck a coyote during departure from runway 15L at Houston-George Bush Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH). The aircraft returned and landed back at IAH at 20:59 local time.
It was cleared to continue to FLL at 22:2.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

2 Oct 2021 N922NK Spirit Airlines 0 Atlantic City International Airport, NJ (ACY/KACY) min
Bird strike.


Photo of N922NK courtesy

Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (KFLL / FLL)
14 February 2020; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

16-Jan-2021 18:47 harro Added
16-Jan-2021 18:49 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Narrative]

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