Hong Kong A320 at Hong Kong on Aug 30th 2013, turbulence injures 6

Last Update: August 30, 2013 / 21:26:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2013

Classification
Accident

Flight number
HX-762

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-LPC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
VHHH

A Hong Kong Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration B-LPC performing flight HX-762 from Phuket (Thailand) to Hong Kong (China) with 110 passengers and 7 crew, was descending towards Hong Kong when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing injuries to 3 cabin crew and 3 passengers. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Hong Kong's runway 25L. The injured were taken to local hospitals.

The airline confirmed 3 cabin crew and 3 passengers received minor injuries in the turbulence encounter.

Metars:
VHHH 300030Z 36006KT 9000 -TSSHRA FEW008 SCT015CB BKN045 26/24 Q1007 RERA TEMPO 23015G25KT 3000 TSRA +SHRA FEW010CB SCT015
VHHH 300000Z 36006KT 280V070 6000 TSRA FEW008 SCT015CB BKN045 26/25 Q1007 RERA WS R25L TEMPO 23015G25KT 3000 TSRA +SHRA FEW010CB SCT015
VHHH 292330Z 36022KT 2400 0900N R07R/P2000 R25L/P2000 R07L/2000VP2000D R25R/1300VP2000D +TSRA FEW008CB SCT015 BKN045 27/26 Q1006 TEMPO 23015G25KT 3000 TSRA +SHRA FEW010CB SCT015
VHHH 292324Z 33018KT 250V360 4200 +TSRA FEW012CB SCT020 BKN045 28/26 Q1006 TEMPO 23015G25KT 3000 TSRA +SHRA FEW010CB SCT015
VHHH 292300Z 23007KT 9999 VCTS -SHRA FEW012CB SCT022 30/26 Q1005 TEMPO 23015G25KT 3000 TSRA +SHRA FEW010CB SCT015
VHHH 292230Z 23009KT 9999 VCTS FEW012CB SCT022 30/26 Q1005 TEMPO 23015G25KT 3000 TSRA +SHRA FEW010CB SCT015
VHHH 292200Z 23009KT 9999 VCTS -SHRA FEW012CB SCT022 30/26 Q1005 TEMPO 23015G25KT 3000 TSRA +SHRA FEW010CB SCT015
VHHH 292130Z 23010KT 9999 FEW012CB SCT022 30/26 Q1004 TEMPO 23015G25KT 3000 TSRA +SHRA FEW010CB SCT015
VHHH 292100Z 23013KT 9999 FEW012CB SCT022 30/25 Q1004 TEMPO 3000 SHRA
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2013

Classification
Accident

Flight number
HX-762

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-LPC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

Airport ICAO Code
VHHH

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