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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196789
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:01-JUL-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B789 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N29968
MSN: 60141/516
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:45km southwest of Fukushima Airport (FKS/RJSF) -   Japan
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:San Francisco International Airport (SFO/KSFO), CA, USA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Dreamliner of United Airlines was involved with a in-flight turbulence at 4500m (15000 feet) of 45 kilometers (24 nm) southwest of Fukushima Airport. One cabin attendant received a serious injury. The plane had departed San Francisco at 03:34 LT of 1st July, and came to Japan across the international date line. The JTSB launched an investigation as an accident on 19th July.

Sources:

http://jtsb.mlit.go.jp/jtsb/aircraft/detail2.php?id=2189


Images:

Photo of N29968 courtesy AirHistory.net


Frankfurt am Main (EDDF / FRA / FRF)
27 March 2020; (c) Sybille Petersen

Revision history:

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20-Jul-2017 06:24 isamuel Added

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