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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268900
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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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)
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.




Photo of N682NK courtesy

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

Revision history:

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

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