Friday, March 08, 2019

American Airlines, Boeing 757-223, N173AN: Accident occurred September 06, 2018 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (KJFK), New York, New York

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

American Airlines Inc

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Location: New York, NY
Accident Number: DCA18LA285
Date & Time: 09/06/2018, 1245 EDT
Registration: N173AN
Aircraft: Boeing 757
Injuries: 1 Serious, 112 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 121: Air Carrier - Scheduled 

On September 6, 2018, at about 1245 eastern daylight time, American Airlines flight 279, a Boeing 757, N173AN, experienced an abrupt maneuver while descending into John F. Kennedy International Airport (KJFK), Jamaica, New York. Of the 113 passengers and crew onboard, one flight attendant received serious injuries. The airplane was not damaged. The regularly scheduled international passenger flight was operating under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 121 from Edinburgh Airport (EGPH), Edinburgh, Scotland, to KJFK.

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Boeing
Registration: N173AN
Model/Series: 757 223
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operator: American Airlines
Operating Certificate(s) Held: Flag carrier (121)

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

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Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 Serious, 8 None
Aircraft Damage: None
Passenger Injuries: 104 None
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 Serious, 112 None
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