JAL B738 near Miyazaki on Jan 7th 2023, turbulence injures passengers

Last Update: January 25, 2023 / 16:28:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 7, 2023

Classification
Accident

Flight number
JL-687

Destination
Miyazaki, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA307J

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration JA307J performing flight JL-687 from Tokyo Haneda to Miyazaki (Japan), was descending towards Miyazaki when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to a passenger. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Miyazaki's runway 27.

The Japanese JTSB reported a passenger hit his chest against the arm rest of the seat and received fractured ribs. The JTSB rated the occurrence an accident and is being investigating.

The occurrence aircraft performed the return flight to Haneda about one hour after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 7, 2023

Classification
Accident

Flight number
JL-687

Destination
Miyazaki, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA307J

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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