American B738 enroute on Feb 5th 2019, severe turbulence injures flight attendant

Last Update: March 26, 2020 / 22:53:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 5, 2019

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AA-1204

Aircraft Registration
N852NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N852NN performing flight AA-1204 from San Jose (Costa Rica) to Miami,FL (USA), was enroute at FL380 when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing a serious injury to a flight attendant. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Miami's runway 08R. The flight attendant was taken to a hospital.

The FAA reported the flight attendant sustained a fractured ankle.

On Mar 26th 2020 the NTSB reported the occurrence was rated an accident and is being investigated by the NTSB.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 5, 2019

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AA-1204

Aircraft Registration
N852NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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