Shuttle America E170 near New York on Sep 16th 2014, turbulence injures cabin crew

Last Update: September 18, 2014 / 19:32:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 16, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S5-5902

Aircraft Registration
N823MD

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-170

ICAO Type Designator
E170

Airport ICAO Code
KLGA

A Shuttle America Embraer ERJ-170 on behalf of Delta Airlines, registration N823MD performing flight S5-5902/DL-5902 from Washington National,DC to New York La Guardia,NY (USA), was on approach to New York maintaining 10,000 feet about 40nm southwest of New York's La Guardia Airport when the aircraft encountered moderate to severe turbulence causing a flight attendant to receive injuries. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on La Guardia's runway 22 about 15 minutes later.

The FAA reported a flight attendant sustained unknown injuries as result of moderate to severe turbulence 40nm southwest of La Guardia Airport.



Metars:
KLGA 161351Z 03004KT 3SM -RA BR FEW010 BKN015 OVC021 14/13 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP164 P0014 T01440133
KLGA 161316Z 33007KT 3SM RA BR BKN015 BKN023 OVC035 15/13 A3003 RMK AO2 P0005
KLGA 161251Z 35011KT 3SM RA BR BKN012 BKN024 OVC043 16/14 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP164 P0008 T01560139
KLGA 161151Z 24003KT 7SM -RA FEW024 OVC049 18/13 A3000 RMK AO2 RAB30 SLP159 P0001 60001 70001 T01780133 10183 20167 55008
KLGA 161051Z 00000KT 10SM FEW050 SCT080 BKN160 17/12 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP157 T01720122
KLGA 160951Z 15004KT 10SM SCT055 SCT150 BKN250 17/12 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP157 T01720122
KLGA 160851Z 22005KT 10SM BKN055 OVC240 17/12 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP167 T01720122 58009
KLGA 160751Z 21005KT 10SM BKN055 BKN190 OVC250 17/12 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP171 T01720122
KLGA 160651Z 20004KT 10SM OVC240 17/12 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP173 T01720122
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 16, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
S5-5902

Aircraft Registration
N823MD

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-170

ICAO Type Designator
E170

Airport ICAO Code
KLGA

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