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Airbus A321

The Airbus A321 is a two-engined short- to medium-range narrowbody airliner with a capacity of maximum 220 passengers produced by the European manufacturer Airbus S.A.S.. The A321 is the longest model of the A320-singe-aisle-family.

The Airbus A321 is a development of the A320 with a increased fuselage length of approx. 7,00 meters (22 ft). It is powered by either CFM International CFM56-5 or International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engines.

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Specifications for the Airbus A319
Crew 2  
Passengers 185 / 220  
Propulsion 2 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model CFM Intl. CFM56-5B3/2P  
Engine Power (each) 142,3 kN 32000 lbf
alternative Engine Variant    
Engine Model IAE International Aero Engines V2533-A5  
Engine Power (each) 140,6 kN 31600 lbf
Speed 904 km/h 488 kts
      562 mph
Mmo (max. Mach) Mach 0.82  
Service Ceiling 12.131 m 39.800 ft
Range 5.600 km 3.024 NM
    3.480 mi.
Empty Weight 47.500 kg 104.720 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 93.000 kg 205.030 lbs
max. Landing Weight 77.800 kg 171.519 lbs
Wing Span 34,09 m 111 ft 10 in
Wing Area 122,6 m² 1320 ft²
Length 44,51 m 146 ft 0 in
Height 11,76 m 38 ft 7 in
First Flight 11.03.1993  
Production Status in production  
Developed from Airbus A320  
ICAO Code A321  
IATA Code 321 32B  
Data for (Version) Airbus A321-211  
Variants A321-111, A321-112, A321-131, A321-211, A321-212, A321-213, A321-231, A321-232, A321-233

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
10-May-16 Airbus A321-211 N189UW American Airlines Phoenix-Sky ... 0 damaged
02-Feb-16 Airbus A321-111 SX-BHS Hermes Airlines, op.for Daallo Airlines near Mogadishu In... 1 destroyed
02-Dec-15 Airbus A321-211 (WL) D-AIAF Condor Flugdienst Berlin-Schön... 0 damaged
31-Oct-15 Airbus A321-231 EI-ETJ Metrojet near Hasna, North... 224 destroyed
19-Sep-15 Airbus A321-211 D-ABCK Air Berlin Düsseldorf I... 0 damaged
15-Aug-15 Airbus A321-231 N564UW American Airlines Charlotte-Do... 0 damaged
19-Jul-15 Airbus A321-231 G-EUXF British Airways Glasgow Inte... 0 damaged
01-Apr-14 Airbus A321-231 D-AISQ Lufthansa München-Fran... 0 hijacked
16-Apr-13 Airbus A321-231 HL7730 Asiana Airlines Seoul-Incheo... 0 damaged
29-Mar-13 Airbus A321-111 SX-BHS Hermes Airlines, op.for Air Méditerranée Lyon Saint-E... 0 damaged
12-Sep-11 Airbus A321-211 F-GTAT Air France Paris-Charle... 0 damaged
28-Jul-10 Airbus A321-231 AP-BJB Airblue near Islamabad-Be... 152 crashed
18-Jun-10 Airbus A321-131 D-AIRT Lufthansa Praha-Ruzyne... 0 damaged
28-Oct-09 Airbus A321-231 HL7763 Asiana Airlines Osaka-Kansai... 0 damaged
09-Feb-09 Airbus A321-211 F-GYAJ Air Méditerranée Paris-Charle... 0 damaged
28-Jul-08 Airbus A321-231 G-MARA Monarch Airlines Manchester A... 0 damaged
18-Jul-08 Airbus A321-211 G-DHJH Thomas Cook Airlines Manchester A... 0 damaged
04-May-08 Airbus A321-231 AP-BJA ? Airblue Quetta Airpo... 0 damaged
27-Jul-07 Airbus A321-231 G-EUXH British Airways London-Heath... 0 damaged
28-Dec-06 Airbus A321-211 VP-BQS Aeroflot Praha-Ruzyne... 0 hijacked
18-Sep-05 Airbus A321-231 N583NK Spirit Airlines Fort Lauderd... 0 damaged
23-Mar-04 Airbus A321-211 EI-CPE Aer Lingus London-Heath... 0 damaged
21-Mar-03 Airbus A321-131 B-22603 TransAsia Airways Tainan Airpo... 0 crashed
21-Jan-02 Airbus A321-131 JA104A All Nippon Hakodate Air... 0 damaged
16-Nov-01 Airbus A321-231 F-OHMP MEA Cairo Intern... 0 damaged
01-Sep-01 Airbus A321   Aero Lloyd Napoli Airpo... 0 hijacked
11-May-00 Airbus A321-231   EgyptAir Aswan Airpor... 0 hijacked
06-Jan-96 Airbus A321-131   TransAsia Airways Tainan Airpo... 0 hijacked