United B738 at Denver on Dec 10th 2016, turbulence injures 2 flight attendants

Last Update: December 12, 2016 / 21:39:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 10, 2016

Classification
Accident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-466

Aircraft Registration
N38257

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
KDEN

A United Boeing 737-800, registration N38257 performing flight UA-466 from Salt Lake City,UT to Denver,CO (USA), was descending towards Denver, when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to two flight attendants. The crew reported the flight attendants hit the cabin ceiling but declined commenting about how far out it happened ("we are really busy right now"). The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 16L.

The FAA reported the aircraft experienced turbulence causing "unknown" injuries to two flight attendants while on final approach to Denver.



Metars:
KDEN 101553Z 09003KT 10SM FEW100 SCT150 BKN200 M01/M04 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP129 T10061044
KDEN 101453Z 21006KT 10SM FEW100 BKN200 M05/M08 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP134 T10501078 58022
KDEN 101353Z 15009KT 7SM SCT200 M07/M09 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP150 T10721089
KDEN 101253Z 26005KT 5SM BR SCT200 M08/M10 A2994 RMK AO2 SLP169 T10781100
KDEN 101153Z 20003KT 5SM BR SCT200 M08/M10 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP172 T10831100 11044 21094 58013
KDEN 101053Z 00000KT 4SM BR FEW200 M09/M11 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP179 T10891111
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N38257
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-824
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 10, 2016

Classification
Accident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-466

Aircraft Registration
N38257

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
KDEN

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