Severe turbulence at landing causes dozens of injuries aboard flights into Hong Kong

Posted on August 31, 2013 • Filed under: China, Tourist Injured, Travel Aviation, Travel Weather Issues

CBC reports that about two dozen people on two flights were injured when their aircraft hit turbulence before landing at Hong Kong’s airport on Friday morning. Thai Airways said 20 people were hurt when an Airbus A380-800 carrying 500 passengers, two pilots and 24 cabin crew from Bangkok encountered “unforeseen turbulence” as it was descending to Hong Kong’s airport. The airline said passengers and cabin crew suffered injuries but the plane landed safely. Read article

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