Event Details


Title:Turbulence injuries, Boeing 777-236, G-VIIP, May 14, 2006
Micro summary:This Boeing 777 encountered turbulence, injuring passengers and crew.
Event Time:2006-05-14 at 0048 UTC
File Name:2006-05-14-UK.pdf
Publishing Agency:Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB)
Publishing Country:United Kingdom
Report number:EW/G2006/05/07
Pages:2
Site of event:400 nm east of New York
Departure:Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Destination:London Gatwick Airport, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Airplane Type(s):Boeing 777-236
Flight Phase:Cruise
Registration(s):G-VIIP
Operator(s):British Airways
Type of flight:Revenue
Occupants:270
Fatalities:0
Serious Injuries:3
Minor/Non-Injured:267
Other Injuries:0
Executive Summary:Whilst in the cruise at FL370, the aircraft encountered a short period of unforecast, severe turbulence. A number of occupants were thrown into the air and injured. An on-board doctor, assisted by medical advice from ground based specialists, diagnosed the injuries as minor and the flight continued to London (Gatwick) Airport.
Learning Keywords:Operations - Turbulence
Consequence - Flight Attendant Fatality - Injury
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