Accident Boeing 777-222ER N784UA, Wednesday 11 November 1998
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Date:Wednesday 11 November 1998
Time:05:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 777-222ER
Owner/operator:United Airlines
Registration: N784UA
MSN: 26951/69
Year of manufacture:1997
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Concepcion -   Bolivia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:MIA
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A Boeing 777-222B, N784UA, registered to and operated by United Air Lines as flight 985, encountered moderate turbulence during cruise flight near Concepcion, Bolivia.
The airplane was not damaged and there were no reported injuries to the airline transport-rated captain, first officer and spare crewmember, 14 flight attendants, and 210 passengers. One passenger sustained serious injuries. The flight originated about 23:58 from the Miami International Airport, Miami, Florida. According to the safety department of the airline, the flight crew was deviating around weather with the seat belt sign illuminated, when the flight encountered 1 jolt of moderate turbulence. A passenger who had her seat belt unfastened, suffered a compound fracture of a bone in a lower leg. The flight continued and landed uneventfully about 2 hours 35 minutes later.



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