Thursday, March 31, 2016
American Airlines, Boeing 777: Incident occurred March 29, 2016 near Pueblo County, Colorado
Aircraft Make: BOEING
Aircraft Model: 777
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: Unknown
Flight Phase: UNKNOWN (UNK)
Aircraft Operator: AAL-American Airlines
Flight Number: AAL61
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Denver FSDO-03
AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT AAL61, BOEING 777 AIRCRAFT, REGISTRATION NOT REPORTED, ENCOUNTERED TURBULENCE NEAR PUEBLO, COLORADO, DURING FLIGHT, 1 FLIGHT CREW MEMBER SUSTAINED UNKNOWN INJURY, FLIGHT DIVERTED AND LANDED WITHOUT INCIDENT, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON.
SEATTLE -- An American Airlines flight attendant is being treated for minor injuries in Seattle after her flight hit some turbulent weather over the Rocky Mountains Tuesday afternoon.
Flight 61 was heading from Dallas to Tokyo when the plane ran into some moderate turbulence, according to an American Airlines spokesperson.
A witness on the plane said they were over Colorado when the turbulence hit.
The flight was diverted to Seattle so the attendant could be checked by medical personnel. The attendant stayed in Seattle and the plane was being checked before being sent on its way to Tokyo. No other passengers were injured.
Original article can be found here: http://komonews.com
Posted by The Kathryn Report at 3/31/2016 03:21:00 PM