Accident Boeing 767-432ER N829MH, Sunday 26 February 2012
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Date:Sunday 26 February 2012
Time:09:06 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B764 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 767-432ER
Owner/operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: N829MH
MSN: 29700/801
Year of manufacture:2000
Total airframe hrs:43371 hours
Engine model:General Electric CF6-80C2B8F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 147
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Angers -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF)
Destination airport:Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (DTW/KDTW)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
On February 26, 2012, about 1036 coordinated universal time, Delta Air Lines flight 143, a Boeing 767-432ER, N829MH, one flight attendant received serious injuries while delivering meal service. The flight was operating under the provisions of 14 CFR Part 121 as a scheduled international passenger flight from Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt, Germany to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Detroit, Michigan.

According to flight crew statements, about one hour and thirty minutes into the flight while the airplane was in cruise, one of the flight attendant tripped over a passenger's bag during meal service and received a serious injury as a result of the fall.

Probable Cause: the flight attendant inadvertently tripping over a passenger's luggage strap that was protruding into the isle.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: DCA12CA045
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 8 months
Download report: Final report




Revision history:

02-Jun-2023 17:14 ASN Update Bot Added
27-Apr-2024 09:14 ASN Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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