Delta B739 near Minneapolis on Jan 11th 2020, turbulence injures three cabin crew

Last Update: January 13, 2020 / 17:11:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 11, 2020

Classification
Accident

Flight number
DL-2461

Aircraft Registration
N826DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

A Delta Airlines Boeing 737-900, registration N826DN performing flight DL-2461 from Seattle,WA to Minneapolis,MN (USA) with 175 passengers and 5 crew, was descending through about FL260 on approach to Minneapolis when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing injuries to all cabin crew. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Minneapolis' runway 30L about 20 minutes later.

The FAA reported all three cabin crew received minor injuries when the aircraft experienced severe turbulence. The damage to the aircraft is unknown.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 12 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 11, 2020

Classification
Accident

Flight number
DL-2461

Aircraft Registration
N826DN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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