Egypt B738 at Tunis on Jan 8th 2022, turbulence on approach injures 2 cabin crew

Last Update: January 13, 2022 / 11:04:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 8, 2022

Classification
Accident

Airline
Egypt Air

Flight number
MS-843

Departure
Cairo, Egypt

Destination
Tunis, Tunisia

Aircraft Registration
SU-GDC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
DTTA

An Egypt Air Boeing 737-800, registration SU-GDC performing flight MS-843 from Cairo (Egypt) to Tunis (Tunisia) with 91 passengers , was on approach to Tunis' runway 01 when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing injuries to two cabin crew. The aircraft went around, repositioned for another approach to runway 01 and landed without further incident about 13 minutes after the go around.

The airline reported two flight attendants received minor injuries when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence due to bad weather while on approach to Tunis, none of the passengers received injuries. The aircraft performed the return flight with 99 passengers.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Tunis for 3 hours, then departed as flight MS-844 to Cairo.

Metars:
DTTA 081100Z 31018KT 280V340 9999 SCT023TCU 13/07 Q1016=
DTTA 081030Z 31014KT 9999 SCT023TCU 14/07 Q1016=
DTTA 081000Z 31016KT 9999 SCT023TCU 13/06 Q1016=
DTTA 080930Z 30020G30KT 9999 SCT023TCU FEW026CB 14/07 Q1016=
DTTA 080900Z 30017KT 9999 SCT023TCU FEW026CB 13/06 Q1016=
DTTA 080830Z 35006KT 300V030 9999 SCT023TCU FEW026CB 11/05 Q1016=
DTTA 080800Z 36003KT 320V050 9999 SCT023TCU FEW026CB 09/06 Q1016=
DTTA 080730Z 30008KT 8000 -RA SCT023TCU FEW026CB 09/06 Q1016=
DTTA 080700Z 29012G28KT 260V330 8000 -RA SCT023TCU FEW026CB 11/06 Q1017=
DTTA 080630Z 28009KT 9999 SCT023TCU 10/06 Q1016=
DTTA 080600Z 28010KT 220V310 9999 SCT023TCU 10/05 Q1016=
DTTA 080530Z 28008KT 240V320 9999 SCT023 10/05 Q1016=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 8, 2022

Classification
Accident

Airline
Egypt Air

Flight number
MS-843

Departure
Cairo, Egypt

Destination
Tunis, Tunisia

Aircraft Registration
SU-GDC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

Airport ICAO Code
DTTA

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