Ryanair B738 near Milan on Jan 8th 2018, turbulence injures two

Last Update: January 9, 2018 / 19:40:33 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 8, 2018

Classification
Accident

Airline
Ryanair

Flight number
FR-8928

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Aircraft Registration
EI-ENY

A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, registration EI-ENY performing flight FR-8928 from Liverpool,EN (UK) to Malta (Malta), was enroute at FL390 about 60nm south of Milan (Italy) when the aircraft encountered turbulence. The crew descended the aircraft to FL350 temporarily, then climbed back to FL370 and continued the flight to Malta, where the aircraft landed safely about 2 hours later. Five passengers were assessed at the airport by medics, two passengers were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The airline reported the crew requested medical assistance ahead after encountering turbulence near Milan. Five passengers were assessed at Malta Airport.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 8, 2018

Classification
Accident

Airline
Ryanair

Flight number
FR-8928

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Aircraft Registration
EI-ENY

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