Azul A332 near Manaus on Nov 28th 2022, turbulence injures passenger

Last Update: November 30, 2022 / 19:45:18 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 28, 2022

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AD-8706

Aircraft Registration
PR-AIY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

An Azul Linhas Aereas Airbus A330-200, registration PR-AIY performing flight AD-8706 from Sao Paulo Viracopos,SP (Brazil) to Orlando,FL (USA) with 197 passengers and 14 crew, was enroute at FL380 near Manaus,AM (Brazil) when the aircraft encountered turbulence knocking one of the passengers out of his/her seat, the passenger received injuries. The aircraft continued to Orlando for a landing without further incident about 5:15 hours later.

Brazil's CENIPA reported the passenger received a serious injury (fractured wrist), rated the occurrence an accident and opened an investigation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 28, 2022

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AD-8706

Aircraft Registration
PR-AIY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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