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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205792
Last updated: 6 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:Jetblue Airways Corp
Registration: N706JB
MSN: 3451
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 119
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:North Fayston, VT -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Jamaica, NY (JFK)
Destination airport:Burlington, VT (BTV)
Investigating agency: NTSB
According to the captain, while on approach at an altitude of approximately 6,000 feet mean sea level, the airplane experienced an encounter with severe turbulence. Two flight attendants struck the aft galley floor and rear passenger door. One flight attendant sustained bruising and the other flight attendant sustained multiple fractured ribs. The airplane continued its approach and landed normally. There was no damage to the airplane.

Probable Cause: The airplane's inadvertent encounter with turbulence during the approach, which resulted in serious injury to a flight attendant.



Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 years and 11 months
Download report: Final report


Photo of N706JB courtesy

Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (KFLL / FLL)
22 November 2013; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

07-Feb-2018 13:51 ASN Update Bot Added

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