Accident Airbus A320-271N VT-IJT, 14 Jun 2020
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 302487
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-271N
Owner/operator:IndiGo Airlines
Registration: VT-IJT
MSN: 9283
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Cochin Airport -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Dammam-King Fahad International Airport (DMM/OEDF)
Destination airport:Cochin International Airport (COK/VOCI)
Investigating agency: AAIB India
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
During descent, the aircraft encountered severe turbulence during which one of the cabin crew received serious injury.

Probable cause:
It is highly probable that the aircraft moved viciously during the descent phase due to improper handling of controls by cockpit crew while arresting high rate of descent, which caused cabin crew to lose balance (whiule closing the door of lavatory) and fell down awkwardly, which resulted in left leg fracture.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AAIB India
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

09-Dec-2022 09:28 harro Added
09-Dec-2022 09:28 harro Updated [Category]
12-Dec-2022 16:33 harro Updated [Category]
14-Dec-2022 09:50 harro Updated [Narrative, Accident report]

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