THY A320 enroute on May 23rd 2024, turbulence severly injures flight attendant

Last Update: May 28, 2024 / 13:24:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 23, 2024

Classification
Accident

Flight number
TK-2320

Destination
Izmir, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-JPH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A THY Turkish Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration TC-JPH performing flight TK-2320 from Istanbul to Izmir (Turkey), was enroute, unclear whether at FL270 or FL290, just after meal service when the crew turned the fasten seat belt signs on, seconds later the aircraft encountered turbulence causing a flight attendant, just 2 months into her job, to be thrown against the aircraft cabin and to fall down again resulting in the fracture of a vertebra. The aircraft landed safely in Izmir, the flight attendant was taken to a hospital.

The return flight reached Istanbul with a delay of about 3 hours.

The hospital reported a spinal fracture confirming one of the vertebrae was broken.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 23, 2024

Classification
Accident

Flight number
TK-2320

Destination
Izmir, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
TC-JPH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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