Sunstate DH8D at Brisbane on Feb 1st 2023, turbulence injures two people

Last Update: February 2, 2023 / 12:05:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2023

Classification
Accident

Flight number
QF-2376

Aircraft Registration
VH-LQG

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Sunstate Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400 on behalf of Qantas, registration VH-LQG performing flight QF-2376 from Brisbane,QL to Hervey Bay,QL (Australia), was enroute at FL160 about 90nm north of Brisbane when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence. The aircraft subsequently turned around and returned to Brisbane for a safe landing on Brisbane's runway 01L. Five people (passengers and crew) were treated by paramedics, two people were taken to a hospital.

The airline reported one flight attendant and a passenger were taken to hospital. A woman with neck pain and a man with head lacerations were taken to a hospital in stable conditions.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-LQG
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
Airworthyness Category
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
BOMBARDIER INC
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-402
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8D
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2023

Classification
Accident

Flight number
QF-2376

Aircraft Registration
VH-LQG

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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