Singapore A388 enroute on May 26th 2013, clear air turbulence

Last Update: May 27, 2013 / 22:02:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 26, 2013

Classification
Accident

Flight number
SQ-308

Aircraft Registration
9V-SKH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800, registration 9V-SKH performing flight SQ-308 from Singapore (Singapore) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was enroute about 90 minutes into the flight at around 02:30Z, breakfast was just being served, when the aircraft encountered severe clear air turbulence resulting in an altitude deviation of about 100 feet and all loose items becoming airborne. The aircraft continued the flight to London for a safe landing about 13 hours after departure. 7 people received minor injuries during the turbulence encounter.

The aircraft was unable to perform the return flight SQ-319 on time and departed for the return as flight SQ-319D the following day about 28 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 26, 2013

Classification
Accident

Flight number
SQ-308

Aircraft Registration
9V-SKH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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