American B738 near Omaha on Aug 24th 2021, turbulence injures 2

Last Update: August 25, 2021 / 16:56:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AA-1398

Aircraft Registration
N946NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
KOMA

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N946NN performing flight AA-1398 from Phoenix,AZ to Omaha,NE (USA), was descending towards Omaha when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing injuries to a flight attendant and a passenger. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Omaha.

The FAA reported the passenger was not wearing the seat belt. Both the passenger and a flight attendant received minor injuries when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence.



Metars:
KOMA 250609Z 25024G39KT 10SM -TSRA FEW037 SCT080CB OVC180 26/19 A2997 RMK AO2 PK WND 24039/0606 WSHFT 0549 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB0558 CONS LTGIC SW-W TS SW-W MOV E FRQ LTGICCG DSNT N-NE P0000 T02610194=
KOMA 250552Z 26017G23KT 10SM TS FEW080CB BKN180 OVC250 29/23 A2996 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW AND W TSB47 PRESRR SLP132 CONS LTGIC SW-W TS SW-W MOV E T02940233 10350 20289 403610244 53030=
KOMA 250547Z 23004KT 10SM TS FEW080CB BKN180 OVC250 29/24 A2993 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW-NW TSB47 PRESRR CONS LTGIC SW-W TS SW-W MOV E=
KOMA 250452Z 13003KT 10SM FEW050 SCT180 BKN250 29/23 A2989 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT W PRESRR SLP111 T02890233=
KOMA 250352Z 13006KT 10SM FEW050 SCT180 SCT250 30/24 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP108 T03000239=
KOMA 250252Z 12004KT 10SM FEW050 SCT120 BKN180 BKN250 31/24 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP102 T03060239 53022=
KOMA 250152Z 14008KT 10SM FEW050 FEW120 SCT180 BKN250 31/24 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP092 T03110244=
KOMA 250052Z 16008KT 10SM FEW050 FEW120 SCT180 BKN250 34/23 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP083 T03390233=
KOMA 242352Z 18008KT 10SM FEW050 FEW120 SCT180 SCT250 35/22 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP079 T03500217 10361 20333 53003=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2021

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AA-1398

Aircraft Registration
N946NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
KOMA

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