KLM B772 over Atlantic on Apr 1st 2018, severe turbulence injures 4

Last Update: April 2, 2018 / 22:21:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 1, 2018

Classification
Accident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-622

Aircraft Registration
PH-BQI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A KLM Boeing 777-200, registration PH-BQI performing flight KL-622 (dep Mar 31st) from Atlanta,GA (USA) to Amsterdam (Netherlands), was enroute over the Atlantic Ocean when the aircraft suffered severe turbulence causing injuries to two passengers and two flight attendants. After assessment of the injuries the crew decided to continue the flight to Amsterdam, descending towards Amsterdam the crew requested medical assistance available at landing advising there was one shoulder injury and one wheelchair being needed for transport. The aircraft landed safely in Amsterdam. The injured were provided with medical care at Amsterdam.

The aircraft departed for the next flight about 5.5 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-BQI
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
777-200
ICAO Aircraft Type
B772
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Engine Type
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 1, 2018

Classification
Accident

Airline
KLM

Flight number
KL-622

Aircraft Registration
PH-BQI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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