United B789 near Tokyo on Jul 1st 2017, turbulence injures flight attendant

Last Update: July 19, 2017 / 15:44:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 1, 2017

Classification
Accident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-875

Aircraft Registration
N29968

ICAO Type Designator
B789

A United Boeing 787-900, registration N29968 performing flight UA-875 (dep Jun 30th) from San Francisco,CA (USA) to Tokyo Haneda (Japan), was descending through FL150 towards Tokyo about 80nm north of Tokyo (25nm southwes of Fukushima) when the aircraft encountered a jolt causing a serious injury to a flight attendant. The aircraft continued for a safe landing at Tokyo Haneda about 25 minutes later.

Japan's TSB opened an investigation into the occurrence reporting a flight attendant received a serious injury when the aircraft was shaken about 45km southwest of Fukushima Airport.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 1, 2017

Classification
Accident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-875

Aircraft Registration
N29968

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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