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12 Injured After Turbulence on Flight From Qatar to Ireland

12 Injured After Turbulence on Flight From Qatar to Ireland


Twelve individuals have been injured on Sunday throughout turbulence on a Qatar Airways flight from Doha that landed safely as scheduled in Ireland, the Dublin Airport stated.

The airplane, a Boeing B787-9, was flying over Turkey when it encountered turbulence, injuring six passengers and 6 crew members, the Dublin Airport stated on social media.

The flight landed in Dublin simply earlier than 1 p.m. native time and was met by emergency medical staff, the airport stated.

Passengers have been checked for accidents earlier than leaving the airplane, and eight individuals have been taken to a hospital.

Dublin Airport stated that its operations weren’t affected and that the airline’s return flight to Doha was nonetheless scheduled to depart in a while Sunday.

Qatar Airways stated in an announcement that “a small quantity” of passengers on the flight, QR017, had minor accidents.

“The matter is now topic to an inner investigation,” the airline stated. “The security and safety of our passengers and crew are our prime precedence.”

The flight lasted seven hours and 35 minutes in response to Flight Aware, a flight monitoring web site. The flight continued for greater than three hours after passing over Turkey, in response to monitoring knowledge.

The accidents come after a uncommon dying from turbulence occurred throughout a Singapore Airlines flight on Tuesday.

A 73-year-old man from Britain died and dozens of individuals have been injured in the course of the flight, which left from London and was flying over Myanmar when it hit what the airline described as “sudden excessive turbulence.”

The airplane, a Boeing 777-300ER, made an emergency touchdown in Bangkok, Thailand.

Singapore Airlines stated in an announcement on Sunday that 40 passengers and a crew member who have been on the flight have been nonetheless hospitalized in Bangkok. There have been 211 passengers on the 13-hour flight.

Though turbulence on a flight might be intense and extreme, it’s uncommon for it to end in a dying.

There have been 163 passengers and crew members critically injured by turbulence on plane registered within the United States from 2009 to 2022, in response to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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