Baltic B733 near Berlin on Nov 24th 2015, clear air turbulence injures three

Last Update: November 25, 2015 / 21:48:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 24, 2015

Classification
Accident

Airline
Air Baltic

Flight number
BT-211

Departure
Riga, Latvia

Aircraft Registration
YL-BBL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

Airport ICAO Code
EDDT

An Air Baltic Boeing 737-300, registration YL-BBL performing flight BT-211 from Riga (Latvia) to Berlin Tegel (Germany) with 59 passengers and 5 crew, was descending towards Berlin when the aircraft encountered severe clear air turbulence causing injuries to two passengers and a flight attendant. The aircraft continued for a safe landing at Tegel Airport. The passenger with serious injuries (fractured leg) was taken to a hospital, the other injured were treated at the airport.

The return flight BT-212 was cancelled, the aircraft positioned back to Riga as flight BT-212.

Metars:
EDDT 241020Z 20008KT CAVOK 03/00 Q1020 NOSIG
EDDT 240950Z 21009KT CAVOK 01/M01 Q1021 NOSIG
EDDT 240920Z 21010KT CAVOK 01/M01 Q1021 NOSIG
EDDT 240850Z 20010KT CAVOK 01/M02 Q1021 NOSIG
EDDT 240820Z 20009KT 160V220 CAVOK 01/M01 Q1021 NOSIG
EDDT 240750Z 19009KT CAVOK M00/M02 Q1021 NOSIG
EDDT 240720Z 20007KT CAVOK M00/M02 Q1021 NOSIG
EDDT 240650Z 21006KT CAVOK M00/M02 Q1021 NOSIG
EDDT 240620Z 20007KT CAVOK M00/M03 Q1021 NOSIG
EDDT 240620Z AUTO 20007KT //// R26R/P2000N R26L/P2000N // ///////// M00/M03 Q1021 NOSIG
EDDT 240550Z 20006KT CAVOK M01/M03 Q1022 NOSIG
EDDT 240520Z 19005KT CAVOK M01/M03 Q1022 NOSIG
EDDT 240450Z 19005KT 160V220 CAVOK M01/M03 Q1022 NOSIG
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 24, 2015

Classification
Accident

Airline
Air Baltic

Flight number
BT-211

Departure
Riga, Latvia

Aircraft Registration
YL-BBL

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

Airport ICAO Code
EDDT

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