Engine Shut-Down Inflight for Spirit A320

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N616NK performing flight NK-548 from Myrtle Beach, SC to Baltimore, MD (USA) with 52 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Myrtle Beach’s runway 18 when the crew declared emergency reporting the failure of the right-hand engine (V2527). The aircraft stopped the climb at 2000 feet and returned to Myrtle Beach for a safe landing on runway 18 about 10 minutes after departure.


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