NTSB Identification: MIA86LA229.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31894.
Scheduled 14 CFR CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 05, 1986 in GULF OF MEXICO
Aircraft: BOEING 727-224, registration: N32724
Injuries: 1 Serious,102 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 COMMERCIAL AIR CARRIER DOMESTIC FLIGHT WAS OPERATING IN AN AERA OF KNOWN THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY AND ENCOUNTERED A JOLT OF TURBULENCE. THE PASSENGER WHO WAS INJURED DISREGARDED THE ILLUMINATED SEAT BELT SIGN AND TWO ANNOUNCEMENTS TO REMAIN SEATED BY THE FLIGHT ATTENDANTS.

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

INSTRUCTIONS,WRITTEN/VERBAL..NOT FOLLOWED..PASSENGER

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

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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