Accident Boeing 777-223 N789AN,
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Date:Tuesday 26 September 2000
Time:06:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 777-223
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N789AN
MSN: 30252/285
Year of manufacture:2000
Total airframe hrs:1003 hours
Engine model:Rolls-Royce TRENT 892
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 168
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA) -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:BUENOS AIRES, OF (KEZE)
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
While descending out of FL190 to 10,000 feet and maneuvering around weather cells, about 60 miles southeast of the airport, the flight encountered severe turbulence. A passenger that was exiting a lavatory fell and broke a leg. At the time of the accident the seat belt sign was 'ON' and the passengers had been instructed to remain in their seats with seat belt fastened. The flight landed without further incident.

Probable Cause: an in-flight encounter with turbulence.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: MIA00LA271
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
25 April 2006 N789AN American Airlines 0 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW) non
15 March 2021 N789AN American Airlines 0 Fort Worth, Texas non


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