Canada B773 near Anchorage on Dec 30th 2016, turbulence injures flight attendant

Last Update: January 19, 2016 / 20:55:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 30, 2016

Classification
Accident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-16

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FNNH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

An Air Canada Boeing 777-300, registration C-FNNH performing flight AC-16 from Hong Kong (China) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 287 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 55nm northeast of Anchorage,AK (USA) when the aircraft encountered moderate turbulence over the next 20 minutes with two brief periods of turbulence intensifying to severe. During one of the severe turbulence periods a flight attendant received an injury in the crew rest area. The aircraft continued to Toronto for a safe landing.

On Jan 19th 2016 the Canadian TSB reported that the crew had illuminated the fasten seat belt signs about 15 minutes prior to the first onset of turbulence, the turbulence area had been forecast in a SIGMET and was anticipated by the crew. The flight attendant received a minor injury. The crew filed a pilot report with ATC and consulted with dispatch reporting the occurrence. The TSB added, that AC-16 was about 90 minutes ahead of AC-88 suffering more serious injuries, see Accident: Canada B773 near Calgary on Dec 30th 2015, turbulence injures 21.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FNNH
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
777-233LR
ICAO Aircraft Type
B773
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Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 30, 2016

Classification
Accident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-16

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FNNH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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