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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197978
 
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Date:03-AUG-2009
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B762 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 767-224ER
Owner/operator:Continental Airlines
Registration: N76156
MSN: 30435/827
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 179
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:In flight -   Dominican Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro - GIG
Destination airport:Houston - IAH
Narrative:
The aircraft hit strong turbulence at 38000 feet some 50 miles north of the Dominican Republic coast. At least 26 persons reported injured. The aircraft diverted to Miami International.

Sources:

http://edition.cnn.com/2009/US/08/03/plane.turbulence/index.html
http://avherald.com/h?article=41dadc4d&opt=0
http://edition.cnn.com/2009/US/08/03/plane.turbulence/index.html


Images:

Photo of N76156 courtesy AirHistory.net


Houston - George Bush Intercontinental (KIAH / IAH)
1 October 2004; (c) Alastair T. Gardiner

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