Indigo A20N at Kochi on Jun 14th 2020, turbulence injures flight attendant

Last Update: July 6, 2020 / 14:43:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 14, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-9371

Destination
Kochi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IJT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

Airport ICAO Code
VOCI

An Indigo Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-IJT performing flight 6E-9371 from Dammam (Saudi Arabia) to Kochi (India), was descending towards Kochi when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing serious injuries to a flight attendant. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Kochi.

India's AAIB rated the occurrence an accident and opened an investigation.

Metars:
VOCI 141600Z 00000KT 4000 BR SCT012 BKN080 27/25 Q1009 NOSIG=
VOCI 141530Z 00000KT 4000 BR SCT012 BKN080 27/25 Q1009 NOSIG=
VOCI 141500Z 00000KT 4000 BR SCT012 BKN080 27/25 Q1009 NOSIG=
VOCI 141430Z 00000KT 4000 BR SCT012 BKN080 27/25 Q1008 NOSIG=
VOCI 141400Z 00000KT 4000 BR SCT012 BKN080 27/25 Q1008 NOSIG=
VOCI 141330Z 00000KT 4000 BR SCT012 BKN080 27/24 Q1008 NOSIG=
VOCI 141300Z 03004KT 4000 BR SCT012 BKN080 28/24 Q1007 NOSIG=
VOCI 141230Z 03004KT 5000 BR SCT012 BKN080 28/24 Q1007 BECMG 4000 BR=
VOCI 141200Z 34006KT 5000 HZ SCT012 FEW025CB BKN080 28/24 Q1007 NOSIG=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 14, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
6E-9371

Destination
Kochi, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-IJT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

Airport ICAO Code
VOCI

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