PSA CRJ2 near Charlotte on Aug 8th 2012, turbulence injures flight attendant

Last Update: August 9, 2012 / 17:01:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 8, 2012

Classification
Accident

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ2

A PSA Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 on behalf of US Airways, flight US-2435 from Melbourne,FL to Charlotte,NC (USA), was on approach to Charlotte just about to leave 9000 feet at about 20:20L (00:20Z) when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to a flight attendant. The aircraft continued for a safe landing about 8 minutes later.

The FAA reported the flight attendant was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries.

Metars:
KCLT 090252Z 00000KT 10SM FEW150 SCT250 23/20 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP159 LTG DSNT SE-S T02280200 50011
KCLT 090152Z 20004KT 10SM FEW160 SCT250 23/19 A3003 RMK AO2 SLP160 LTG DSNT SE-S T02280194
KCLT 090052Z 00000KT 10SM FEW040 SCT160 SCT250 23/21 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP155 LTG DSNT SE T02330211
KCLT 082352Z 29004KT 10SM FEW040TCU BKN160 BKN250 25/21 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP148 TCU SE 60001 T02500211 10306 20244 53004
KCLT 082252Z 32003KT 10SM FEW035 BKN150 BKN250 25/22 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP142 T02500222
KCLT 082152Z 00000KT 10SM FEW035 BKN150 BKN250 26/23 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP143 LTG DSNT SW T02560228
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 8, 2012

Classification
Accident

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ2

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