Accident Boeing 737-924ER (WL) N31412, Thursday 11 April 2019
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Date:Thursday 11 April 2019
Time:23:16 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-924ER (WL)
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N31412
MSN: 30129/1112
Year of manufacture:2002
Total airframe hrs:52524 hours
Engine model:Cfm Intl. CFM56 SERIES
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 108
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Fort Myers, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Houston-George Bush Intercontinental Airport, TX (IAH/KIAH)
Destination airport:Fort Myers, FL
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
On April 11, 2019, about 2316 eastern daylight time, United Airlines flight 2260, a Boeing 737-924, N31412, the aft galley oven dislodged during landing at Southwest Florida International Airport(KRSW), Fort Myers, Florida. Of the 107 passengers and crew onboard, one flight attendant sustained serious injuries. The airplane was not damaged. The flight was operating under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 121 as a regularly scheduled passenger flight from the George Bush Intercontinental Airport (KIAH), Houston, Texas, to KRSW.
After touchdown on runway 24, the aft galley oven became dislodged, and the aft galley flight attendant attempted to restrain it causing her injury. After taxiing to the gate and deplaning, the flight attendant was treated by emergency medical personnel and transported to the hospital where she was diagnosed with a fractured left forearm.
Post flight examination found multiple attach screws on the bottom of the oven were missing, which allowed the oven to slide out of its compartment during the landing. Subsequent to the accident, the operator conducted a fleet inspection of the oven housing attach screws.

Probable Cause: missing attach screws on the aft galley oven, which allowed it to become dislodged landing, injuring a flight attendant.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: DCA19CA137
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 10 months
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

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Revision history:

05-Jun-2022 13:13 ASN Update Bot Added
23-Sep-2023 04:28 Ron Averes Updated

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