- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: November 20, 2000
Time: 12:22
Location: Miami, Florida
Operator: American Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Miami, FL - Port au Prince
AC Type: Airbus A300-600R
Registration: N14056
cn / ln: 463
Aboard: 114   (passengers:105  crew:9)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:0  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: After climbing through 16,000 ft. the crew descovered cabin pressure could not be maintained and returned to the airport. After landing the ram air switch failed to depressurize the aircraft. Moments later the left foreward door exploded open ejecting a flight attendant onto the tarmac.
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