Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Spirit A321 diverts due to hydraulic leak

FlightAware Photo
Photo Courtesy of
A Spirit Airlines Airbus A321 on a flight from Newark New Jersey to Fort Lauderdale was forced to make an emergency landing today at Jacksonville International Airport because of a hydraulic fault.

Jacksonville airport spokesperson Michael Steward told local media, First Coast News there were no injuries on the Spirit Airlines aircraft, registration N664NK that was operating flight NK521 on Wednesday morning. The passengers were put on an alterative aircraft to complete the trip to Fort Lauderdale.

One of the passenger on the flight said, “They said they had a hydraulic issue, which was vibrating in the left wing and that they have to make an emergency landing, but everything’s OK,”. The flight was carrying 225 people at the time of the incident and the aircraft is still at Jacksonville Airport.

View the flight at