Frontier A320 near Denver on Aug 12th 2013, severe turbulence injures 4

Last Update: August 13, 2013 / 19:26:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 12, 2013

Classification
Accident

Flight number
F9-283

Aircraft Registration
N208FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
KDEN

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N208FR performing flight F9-283 from Saint Louis,MO to Denver,CO (USA), was descending through 13000 feet towards Denver when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence. The crew declared medical emergency reporting two flight attendants had been injured and continued for a safe landing on runway 16L about 9 minutes later. 3 patients were taken to hospitals.

The FAA reported 4 occupants received injuries when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence in flight.

Metars:
KDEN 130053Z 15013G24KT 10SM BKN130 BKN220 19/12 A3019 RMK AO2 SLP163 T01940117=
KDEN 122353Z 14017KT 10SM FEW070 BKN130 BKN220 22/11 A3020 RMK AO2 SLP166 T02170111 10289 20217 50003=
KDEN 122253Z 09013KT 10SM SCT060 BKN100 BKN220 22/09 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP165 CB MOV E T02220094=
KDEN 122153Z COR 17014G23KT 10SM SCT060 BKN090 BKN120 22/10 A3019 RMK AO2 PK WND 17028/2122 WSHFT 2112 TSE47 SLP156 OCNL LTGCG DSNT NE-SE TS DSIPT CB DSNT NE-SE MOV E T02170100=
KDEN 122149Z 16011G23KT 10SM SCT060CB BKN090 BKN120 22/09 A3019 RMK AO2 PK WND 17028/2122 WSHFT 2112 TSE47 OCNL LTGCG DSNT NE-SE TS DSIPT CB DSNT NE-SE MOV E=
KDEN 122128Z 15021G28KT 10SM TS SCT060CB BKN090 BKN120 23/09 A3020 RMK AO2 PK WND 17028/2122 WSHFT 2112 OCNL LTGCG VC SE AND DSNT N TS VC SE MOV E CB DSNT N MOV E=
KDEN 122122Z 17023G28KT 10SM TS SCT060CB BKN090 BKN120 23/09 A3019 RMK AO2 PK WND 17028/2122 OCNL LTGCG VC SE AND DSNT N TS VC SE MOV E CB DSNT N MOV E=
KDEN 122053Z 33011KT 10SM TS SCT065CB BKN090 BKN120 28/11 A3019 RMK AO2 TSB41 SLP146 OCNL LTGCG VC E-S AND DSNT NW TS VC E-S MOV E CB DSNT NW MOV NE T02780106 56008=
KDEN 122049Z 32011G15KT 10SM TS SCT065CB BKN090 BKN120 27/11 A3019 RMK AO2 TSB41 OCNL LTGCG VC E-S AND DSNT NW TS VC E-S MOV E CB DSNT NW MOV NE=
KDEN 121953Z 13005KT 10SM FEW055 SCT070 BKN090 27/10 A3021 RMK AO2 SLP151 OCNL LTGCG DSNT S AND NW CB DSNT S-W-NW MOV E T02670100=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 12, 2013

Classification
Accident

Flight number
F9-283

Aircraft Registration
N208FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
KDEN

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