On May 21, 2001 at 0224 local time, JA8960, an All Nippon Airways, Boeing 747-400 experienced turbulence while cruising at an altitude of 39,000 feet. The flight was en route from Kansai International Airport to Guam, and was over open water at the time of the accident. There were one serious injury and 20 minor injuries sustained by those on board.

In accordance with ICAO Annex 13 the Japan Aircraft Investigation Commission will conduct an investigation.

For Further Information Contact:
Aircraft Accident Investigation Commission
212 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8989

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