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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268900
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:14-OCT-2021
Time:16:17 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-231
Owner/operator:Spirit Airlines
Registration: N682NK
MSN: 7957
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO/KMCO) -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Newark-Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR/KEWR)
Destination airport:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO/KMCO)
Narrative:
Spirit Airlines flight NK139, an Airbus A321-231, suffered a bird strike while on approach to runway 35R at Orlando International Airport, Florida, USA. The aircraft made an uneventful landing.
The nose cone had been damaged in the incident.

Sources:

FAA
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/n682nk#298038fa


Images:

Photo of N682NK courtesy AirHistory.net


Dallas / Fort Worth - International (KDFW / DFW)
31 October 2020; (c) Robin Guess

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Oct-2021 17:09 harro Added
15-Oct-2021 17:10 harro Updated [Date]

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