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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172338
Last updated: 21 September 2018
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-223ER
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N751AN
C/n / msn: 30798/333
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 255
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:between Tochigi prefecture and off east of Ibaraki prefecture -   Japan
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Incheon International Airport, South Korea (ICN/RKSI)
Destination airport:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX, USA (DFW/KDFW)
American Airlines flight 280 from Incheon, South Korea to Dallas, USA forced diversion to and emergency landing beyond the curfew at Narita, Japan due to turbulence. At least twelve person out of 240 passengers and 15 crew members suffered injuries, and two among them are serious with broken bones. At the time of the accident, there was a developing low near the accident site: 37N 142E 984hPa at the sea level, moving NNE at 35 knots at 21:00 JST (12:00 UTC). The time of the accident was initially reported to be around 22:30 JST, however, the later news says that it was between 19:30 and 19:40. The plane made a safe landing at Narita at 00:55 JST, 17th December.


Revision history:

16-Dec-2014 21:06 isamuel Added
17-Dec-2014 10:14 isamuel Updated [Time, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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