Qatar B789 enroute on May 26th 2024, turbulence injures 12

Last Update: May 26, 2024 / 16:42:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 26, 2024

Classification
Accident

Flight number
QR-17

Departure
Doha, Qatar

Destination
Dublin, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
A7-BHM

ICAO Type Designator
B789

A Qatar Airways Boeing 787-9, registration A7-BHM performing flight QR-17 from Doha (Qatar) to Dublin (Ireland), was enroute at FL360 over Turkey about 2 hours into the flight when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing injuries to 6 passengers and 6 crew. The aircraft continued to Dublin for a safe landing about 5 hours later. 12 people were treated at the airport, 8 of them were taken to hospitals.

The airport reported 6 passengers and 6 crew needed to be treated at the airport and 8 of the injured were taken to hospitals after the aircraft had encountered turbulence over Turkey.

Passengers reported food service was just in progress when the turbulence hit. Flight attendants were thrown against the ceiling, food went everywhere. Some flight attendants had scratches in their faces, one lady had her arm in a sling.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 3 hours, then departed for the return flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 26, 2024

Classification
Accident

Flight number
QR-17

Departure
Doha, Qatar

Destination
Dublin, Ireland

Aircraft Registration
A7-BHM

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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