Incident Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner N808AN, Sunday 24 December 2023
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Date:Sunday 24 December 2023
Time:c. 23:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic B788 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N808AN
MSN: 40626/326
Year of manufacture:2015
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Buenos Aires/Ezeiza Airport, BA (SAEZ) -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ)
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
American Airlines flight AA908, a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner, suffered a lightning strike shortly after takeoff from
Buenos Aires/Ezeiza Airport, BA (EZE).
The flight returned and landed safely, 24 minutes after departure.


Weather reported about the incident time (0240Z):
SAEZ 250300Z 25006KT 8000 -TSRA SCT030 FEW040CB BKN060 21/18 Q1010 BECMG 25006KT AT0300 5000 TSRA FEW040CB
SAEZ 250200Z 08012G23KT 8000 -TSRA SCT030 FEW040CB BKN060 23/16 Q1009 BECMG 18020G35KT 5000 TSRA FEW040CB


Revision history:

25-Dec-2023 20:04 harro Added
25-Dec-2023 20:06 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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