2014-01-04 N502NK A319 @ Chicago-ORD off taxiway into snow


2014-01-04 N502NK A319 @ Chicago-ORD off taxiway into snow

2014-01-04 N502NK @ KORD

Date: 2014-01-04
Location: KORD ORD Chicago O‘ Hare
Country: USA
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Flight phase: TXI – Taxi, Power Back
Damage to a/c: none
Flight no.: NKS 245
From: KORD/ORD: Chicago O‘ Hare To: KLAS/LAS: Mc Carran Intl
Type: Passenger
Operator: Spirit Airlines
Leased from: Unknown
Type: Airbus A319
Registration: N502NK
Age a/c: 8.8247 years
Constr. No.: 2433
  Crew Pax Other Total
Occupants 0 145    
Fatalities 0 0 0 0
Injuries 0 0 0 0
The plane was set to depart and taxiing to the departure runway when a wheel slid off the tarmac into snow, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs. Passengers deplaned and were transported to a terminal by buses provided by the Chicago Department of Aviation.

No injuries were reported. All passengers deplaned using airstairs and were taken back to the terminal.

The taxiway was closed and three flights behind the aircraft were temporarily impacted, officials said.

WEATHER KORD: 042346Z 21005KT 1SM R10L/P6000FT -SN BR VV016 M01/M03 A2992 RMK AO2 P0003

Jacdec Incident ID: 2014-01-04-A319