Accident Boeing 757-232 N618DL,
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Date:Tuesday 6 January 1998
Time:20:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 757-232
Owner/operator:Delta Air Lines
Registration: N618DL
MSN: 22908/95
Year of manufacture:1986
Total airframe hrs:38719 hours
Engine model:P&W 2037
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 189
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Orlando, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Atlanta, GA (KATL)
Destination airport:(KMCO)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
The flight encountered moderate turbulence, while in cruise flight. During the encounter, a coffee pot fell from a serving cart into the lap of a passenger. The top came off the pot, and hot coffee spilled on the passenger, causing injury.

Probable Cause: inadvertent encounter with turbulence, which resulted spillage of hot coffee in a passenger's lap.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: MIA98LA054
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 months
Download report: Final report




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