United B738 near Cancun on Jun 20th 2017, turbulence injures 4 occupants

Last Update: June 21, 2017 / 14:43:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 20, 2017

Classification
Accident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1031

Aircraft Registration
N12225

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A United Boeing 737-800, registration N12225 performing flight UA-1031 from Panama City (Panama) to Houston Intercontinental,TX (USA), was enroute about 80nm east of Cancun (Mexico) when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 9 passengers and one cabin crew. The aircraft continued to Houston for a safe landing about 80 minutes later. Emergency services transported 9 passengers and one cabin crew to hospitals, a number of them on stretchers and with neck braces.

The FAA reported the aircraft was enroute about 80nm east of Cancun when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence.

The airline reported 9 passengers and one cabin crew were taken to hospitals.

On Jun 21st 2017 the FAA reported three passengers and one flight attendant received "unknown" injuries.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 20, 2017

Classification
Accident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-1031

Aircraft Registration
N12225

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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