NTSB Identification: BFO87DIG02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37057.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of MEXICANA AIRLINES (D.B.A. operation of MEXICANA AIRLINES )
Accident occurred Thursday, March 19, 1987 in CHARLESTON, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/03/1989
Aircraft: BOEING 727-200, registration: XAHOH
Injuries: 1 Serious,2 Minor,57 Uninjured.

THE FLIGHT ENCOUNTERED CLEAR AIR TURBULENCE AT FL 350 DURING CRUISE FLIGHT. THE PILOT SAID HE WAS AWARE BEFOREHAND OF EXISTING TURBULENT CONDITIONS. ACCORDING TO THE PLT THE SEAT BELT SIGN WAS ON, THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT AND PASSENGERS WERE ASKED TO BE SEATED. WHEN THE TURBULENCE WAS ENCOUNTERED TWO OF THE THREE INJURED PASSENGER WERE NOT SEATED.

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

PASSENGER BRIEFING..DISREGARDED..PASSENGER

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

SEAT BELT..NOT USED..PASSENGER


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE,CLEAR AIR


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