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Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

Spirit Airlines flight NK-779 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Newark, New Jersey, on March 20th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was diverted after the crew noticed an odor on-board. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The... »

Spirit Airlines Flight Returns to Fort Lauderdale After Bird Strike

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Returns to Fort Lauderdale After Bird Strike

Spirit Airlines flight NK-153 had to return for an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 13th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for San Salvador, El Salvador, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

Spirit Airlines Flight Diverts to Lubbock Due to Foul Odor

Saturday, January 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Diverts to Lubbock Due to Foul Odor

Spirit Airlines flight NK-866 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Lubbock, Texas, on January 4th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Los Angeles, California, to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, was diverted after the crew noticed a foul odor on-board. The plane landed safely. All 94 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Palm Beach International Airport

Friday, December 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Palm Beach International Airport

A Spirit Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Palm Beach International Airport, Florida, on December 27th. The crew declared an emergency after smoke was noticed in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. It is believed that the plane was flying from Atlantic City International Airport, New Jersey. Download article... »

Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Sunday, December 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Spirit Airlines flight NK-927 had to return and make an emergency landing in Chicago, Illinois, on December 14th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Orlando, Florida, but had to turn back after the crew reported an engine issue. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Spirit Airlines Flight Diverts to Buffalo Niagara International Airport

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Diverts to Buffalo Niagara International Airport

Spirit Airlines flight NK-647 made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, New York, on September 26th. The plane heading from Niagara Falls, New York, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was diverted after the crew had to shut down one of the engines due to a fire indication. The plane landed uneventfully. All 136... »

Spirit Airlines Flight Returns to Orlando due to Foul Odor

Monday, August 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Returns to Orlando due to Foul Odor

Spirit Airlines flight NK-878 made an emergency landing in Orlando, Florida, on August 12th. The plane took off for Latrobe, Pennsylvania, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a strong odor onboard. The Airbus A320-200 plane carrying 179 people landed safely. Two passengers and five crew members reported breathing difficulties and nausea. They... »

Spirit Airlines Flight Diverts to Nebraska due to Medical Emergency

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Diverts to Nebraska due to Medical Emergency

Spirit Airlines plane had to divert and make an emergency landing at Eppley Airfield, Omaha, Nebraska, on August 1st. The aircraft was flying from Minneapolis to Denver, when it had to divert after a child onboard had a medical emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. The child was taken to hospital. Download article as PDF »

Spirit Airlines Plane Diverts to Texas after Lost Cabin Pressure

Saturday, June 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Plane Diverts to Texas after Lost Cabin Pressure

Spirit Airlines flight NK-875 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport, Lubbock, Texas, on June 23rd. The Airbus A319-100, en-route from Texas to Oregon, had to divert due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Spirit Airlines Emergency Landing

Sunday, March 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Emergency Landing

The FAA is investigating a Spirit Airlines fight that diverted to Myrtle Beach to make an emergency landing, and stranded some two hundred passengers at the airport. By Sunday morning, passengers had managed to get a flight to their destination, Atlantic City NJ. Spirit Airlines Flight 348, an Airbus A320, was en route from... »

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