NTSB Identification: CHI92LA206.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47028.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of UNITED AIRLINES
Accident occurred Thursday, July 02, 1992 in JANESVILLE, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/09/1993
Aircraft: BOEING 727-200, registration: N7467U
Injuries: 1 Serious,136 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE OPERATOR REPORTED THAT THE FLIGHT WAS DESCENDING THROUGH 26,000 FT IN HEAVY RAIN, HAIL AND MODERATE TURBULENCE. THE FLIGHT CREW TURNED ON THE FASTEN SEAT BELT SIGN AND TOLD THE FLIGHT ATTENDANTS TO TAKE THEIR SEATS. BEFORE THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT IN THE AFT GALLEY COULD REACH HER SEAT, SHE WAS UPSET BY TURBULENCE AND BROKE HER ANKLE.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE CAPTAIN'S DELAY IN ISSUING INSTRUCTIONS TO THE FLIGHT ATTENDANTS TO TAKE THEIR SEATS, AND HIS POOR CREW COORDINATION. A FACTOR IN THE ACCIDENT WAS THE TURBULENCE IN CLOUDS.

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