American B772 at Dallas on Mar 15th 2021, turbulence injures flight attendant

Last Update: April 8, 2021 / 19:55:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 15, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AA-1601

Aircraft Registration
N789AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N789AN performing flight AA-1601 from Cancun (Mexico) to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) with 252 passengers and 10 crew, landed on Dallas' runway 31R at 14:59L (19:59Z), one flight attendant had received a serious injury in flight.

The FAA reported: "AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERED TURBULENCE ON FINAL, DALLAS, TX." however provided a time stamp of 18:24Z at which time the aircraft had been enroute at FL380 over the Gulf of Mexico about 260nm northwest of Cancun. The aircraft initiated a climb to FL400 about two minutes later. A flight attendant received a serious injury, the occurrence was rated an accident.

On Apr 8th 2021 the NTSB reported there had been one serious injury amongst the crew. The occurrence was rated an accident and is being investigated by the NTSB.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 15, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AA-1601

Aircraft Registration
N789AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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