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Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Spirit Airlines flight NK-711 had to return and make an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 4th. The Airbus A320-200N plane took off for Oakland, California, but had to turn back after the crew noticed engine vibrations. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

4 Injured After Fort Lauderdale-Bound Spirit Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

Thursday, December 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
4 Injured After Fort Lauderdale-Bound Spirit Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

Spirit Airlines flight NK-265 encountered severe turbulence near Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on December 5th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Atlantic City, New Jersey, was descending toward Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport when it hit turbulence that injured one passenger and three crew members. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Spirit Airlines Flight Returns to Orlando After Bird Strike

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Returns to Orlando After Bird Strike

Spirit Airlines flight NK-713 had to return and make an emergency landing in Orlando, Florida, on August 19th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, August 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Spirit Airlines flight NK-244 made an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on July 31st. The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Guatemala City, Guatemala, was descending toward Fort Lauderdale when the crew declared an emergency due to a strange odor in the cockpit. The plane continued for a safe landing. All one hundred and... »

Spirit Airlines Plane Returns to Texas due to Overheated Hydraulic System

Saturday, July 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Plane Returns to Texas due to Overheated Hydraulic System

Spirit Airlines flight NK-329 had to return and make an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on July 7th. The Airbus A319-100 flying to New Orleans, Louisiana, had to return due to an overheated hydraulic system. The plane landed safely. All 147 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kansas City

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kansas City

Spirit Airlines flight NK-551 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kansas City, Missouri, on April 30th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Akron–Canton Airport, Ohio, to Las Vegas, Nevada, was diverted after an unknown odor was detected in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All 171 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

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... »

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