Serious incident de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102 N882CC, Friday 11 February 1994
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Date:Friday 11 February 1994
Time:12:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102
Owner/operator:CCAir
Registration: N882CC
MSN: 168
Total airframe hrs:10778 hours
Engine model:P&W PW120A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:Charlotte, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Montgomery, AL
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
THE FLIGHT CREW ADVISED THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT TO PREPARE THE CABIN FOR LANDING. AS SHE PROCEEDED WITH HER DUTIES, THE SEAT BELT SIGN WAS TURNED ON. SECONDS LATER THE AIRPLANE ENCOUNTERED AN AREA OF TURBULENCE WHICH THREW THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT TO THE CEILING, AND SHE FELL BACK TO THE FLOOR ON HER LEFT KNEE. ACCORDING TO AN OFFICIAL FROM THE AIRLINES, THE FLIGHT CREW FOLLOWED COMPANY PROCEDURES DURING THE ARRIVAL PHASE OF THE FLIGHT.

Probable Cause: AN INFLIGHT ENCOUNTER WITH TURBULENCE, AND THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT'S FAILURE TO FASTEN HER SEATBELT.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: ATL94IA048
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Download report: Final report

Sources:

NTSB ATL94IA048

Location

Revision history:

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