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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230433
Last updated: 28 July 2021
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Time:c. 18:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-231 (WL)
Owner/operator:Spirit Airlines
Registration: N659NK
MSN: 6770
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:San Jose Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) -   Costa Rica
Phase: Standing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL)
Destination airport:San Josť-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC)
Spirit Airlines flight NK755, an Airbus A321-200, was hit by mobile boarding stairs at San Jose Juan Santamaria International Airport in Costa Rica.
The aircraft had just landed after a flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. On the apron the underside of the left hand wing tip was struck by the boarding stairs, causing cracks.




Photo of N659NK courtesy

Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (KFLL / FLL)
12 February 2020; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

06-Nov-2019 06:45 harro Added
07-Nov-2019 16:46 harro Updated [Location]
20-Nov-2019 15:43 aaronwk Updated [Location]

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