V97 - Other specified air transport accidents

Version 2023
ICD-10:V97
Short Description:Other specified air transport accidents
Long Description:Other specified air transport accidents
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Transport accidents (V00-V99)
      • Other specified air transport accidents (V97)

V97 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other specified air transport accidents. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Other specified air transport accidents

Non-specific codes like V97 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for other specified air transport accidents:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.0 for Occupant of aircraft injured in other specified air transport accidents
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.1 for Person injured while boarding or alighting from aircraft
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.2 for Parachutist accident
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.21 for Parachutist entangled in object
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.22 for Parachutist injured on landing
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.29 for Other parachutist accident
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.3 for Person on ground injured in air transport accident
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.31 for Hit by object falling from aircraft
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.32 for Injured by rotating propeller
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.33 for Sucked into jet engine
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.39 for Other injury to person on ground due to air transport accident
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.8 for Other air transport accidents, not elsewhere classified
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.81 for Air transport accident involving military aircraft
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - V97.89 for Other air transport accidents, not elsewhere classified

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to this diagnosis code:


7th Character Note

7th Character Note
Certain ICD-10-CM categories have applicable 7th characters. The applicable 7th character is required for all codes within the category, or as the notes in the Tabular List instruct. The 7th character must always be the 7th character in the data field. If a code that requires a 7th character is not 6 characters, a placeholder X must be used to fill in the empty characters.

7th Character

7th Character
Indicates that a seventh character is to be assigned to codes in a subcategory.

Code History