NTSB Identification: ATL87LA102.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33274.
Scheduled 14 CFR operation of PIEDMONT AVIATION,INC. (D.B.A. PIEDMONT AIRLINES )
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 01, 1987 in MIAMI, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/02/1988
Aircraft: BOEING 727-295, registration: N1643
Injuries: 1 Serious,95 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.

AN 84 YEAR-OLD MALE PAX GOT UP FROM HIS SEAT SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF AND HEADED TOWARD THE AFT LAVATORIES. THE SEAT BELT AND NO SMOKING SIGNS WERE STILL ILLUMINATED. THE ACFT WAS AT ABOUT 1000 FT AGL AND IN A STEEP CLIMB ATTITUDE. THE PAX FELL FACE FORWARD TOWARD THE REAR OF THE PLANE AND BROKE HIS HIP.

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

PASSENGER BRIEFING..NOT FOLLOWED..PASSENGER

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