NTSB Sends Team To Assist Government Of Jamaica In Aviation Accident

NTSB Sends Team To Assist Government Of Jamaica In Aviation Accident

The National Transportation Safety Board dispatched a team of investigators to assist the government of Jamaica in its investigation of an accident involving an American Airlines B737-800 (N977AN) yesterday evening. At approximately 10:00 pm local time, the aircraft, operating as flight 331 from Miami, Florida, overshot the end of the runway while landing at Kingston, Jamaica in heavy rain, crossed a road and stopped on a beach. There were 148 passengers on board, and 6 crew. Multiple injuries have been reported.