Sector Aviation

Cabin crew injured during flight as a result of turbulence, Boeing 737-800, 23 September 2016 Balearic Sea (Spain)


On September 24th 2016, the Dutch Safety Board (DSB) was notified by the Spanish Comisión de Investigación de Accidentes e Incidentes de Aviación Civil (CIAIAC) that on September 23rd, at about 15.00 UTC1, the Dutch registered aircraft PH-HXA had been involved in an accident. This aircraft, a Boeing 737-800, operated by Dutch airline Transavia, encountered unexpected turbulence during the flight from Amsterdam to Palma de Mallorca, which resulted in three cabin attendants being severely injured.


  • Start date 23 sep. 2016
  • End date 20 jun. 2018
  • Type investigationShort
  • Status investigationClosed