United B739 enroute on Feb 15th 2015, flight attendant injures in flight

Last Update: February 17, 2015 / 20:17:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 15, 2015

Classification
Accident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1654

Aircraft Registration
N69816

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

A United Boeing 737-900, registration N69816 performing flight UA-1654 from Seattle,WA (USA) to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was enroute at FL330 about 270nm east of Seattle when a flight attendant suffered a serious leg injury. About 10 minutes later the crew decided to turn around, descended the aircraft to FL280 and FL220 and returned to Seattle for a safe landing about one hour after the flight attendant received the injury.

The FAA reported: "WHILE ENROUTE 1 FLIGHT ATTENDANT SUSTAINED A SERIOUS LEG INJURY", the aircraft returned to Seattle. The occurrence was rated an accident.

The flight was cancelled.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N69816
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-924ER
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B739
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 15, 2015

Classification
Accident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1654

Aircraft Registration
N69816

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-900

ICAO Type Designator
B739

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