Accident Boeing 737-8S3 (WL) ZS-SJB,
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Date:Tuesday 14 July 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-8S3 (WL)
Registration: ZS-SJB
MSN: 29249/653
Year of manufacture:2000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:N of Durban -   South Africa
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Johannesburg-O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB/FAOR)
Destination airport:Durban-King Shaka International Airport (DUR/FALE)
Investigating agency: CAA S.A.
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Mango flight JE261, a Boeing 737-800, encountered moderate to severe turbulence on the descent to Durban (FALE). Turbulence started when entering stratiform cloud at 15000 feet and continued until 11000 feet. Seatbelts were switched on at approximately 20000 feet (for about 6 minutes). The crew was informed to secure the cabin due to possible turbulence. Cabin crew member got injured during the turbulence and was checked out at FALE clinic upon arrival and flew back to FAOR as a passenger.



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
30 July 2012 ZS-SJB South African Airways 0 near Johannesburg non
Loss of pressurization

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