Air France A388 near Leeds on Nov 4th 2014, turbulence injures three cabin crew

Last Update: November 4, 2014 / 20:44:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 4, 2014

Classification
Accident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-6

Aircraft Registration
F-HPJD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

An Air France Airbus A380-800, registration F-HPJD performing flight AF-6 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to New York JFK,NY (USA) with 484 passengers and 21 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 10nm south of Leeds,EN (UK) at about 14:18Z when the crew decided to turn around and return to Paris after the aircraft had encountered turbulence resulting in minor injuries (concussions) to three cabin crew. The aircraft landed safely back in Paris about 70 minutes later.

The airline confirmed strong turbulence at the beginning of the cruise phase caused minor injuries to three cabin crew, concussions and bruises, no passengers were affected. Medical assistance was provided immediately after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 4, 2014

Classification
Accident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-6

Aircraft Registration
F-HPJD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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