NTSB Identification: DCA09MA006
Scheduled 14 CFR Part 121: Air Carrier operation of AMERICAN AIRLINES INC
Accident occurred Friday, October 10, 2008 in Miami, FL
Aircraft: BOEING 777-223, registration: N798AN
Injuries: 6 Serious,262 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. Any errors in this report will be corrected when the final report has been completed. NTSB investigators traveled in support of this investigation and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

On October 10, 2008, at 0953 Zulu, an American Airlines B777, registration N798AN, operating as flight 908 encountered turbulence about 30 miles south of Miami International Airport (MIA), Miami, Florida. The flight was a scheduled passenger flight from Buenos Aires, Argentina to MIA. Of the 254 passengers and 15 crew on board, two crew and four passengers received serious injuries. The fasten seat belt sign was illuminated at the time of the event. There had not been any pilot reports of turbulence in that area before the event took place.

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