Tuesday, April 05, 2022

Boeing 787-9, N832AA: Accident occurred April 03, 2022 at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (PHNL), Honolulu, Hawaii

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Honolulu, Hawaii

Aircraft crew member climbed out of crew bunk and broke leg. 

American Airlines Inc

Date: 03-APR-22
Time: 19:32:00Z
Regis#: N832AA
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: 787
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: SERIOUS
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: NONE
Flight Phase: EN ROUTE (ENR)
Operation: 121
Aircraft Operator: AMERICAN AIRLINES
Flight Number: AAL123


  1. I looked at a video tour of the crew rest area and wondered how they injured themselves so badly. Perhaps they fell down the steep stairwell? I would assume they were groggy from sleep as well.

  2. That's got to be a first if not extreme rarity. But it doesn't take much to break a bone if you land the wrong way. Height (gravity) has nothing to do with it. Especially if you are older as our bones lose strength with age.

  3. ...and that's why you ALWAYS should descend facing the ladder. I bet they tried to walk down like it was a flight of stairs. Bad idea.


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