Thai Emergency Landing

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
By George Hatcher

On August 30, 2013, a Thai Airways Airbus A380 en route from Bangkok,Thailand, to Hong Kong flew into turbulent air that caused loose property to bounce to the ceiling. Some of the passengers bounced from the ceiling to the floor as well. Some of the loose items caused minor damage inside the plane, to lockers and ceiling.

The turbulence lasted only a few seconds.

Pilots landed safely.

Of the 504 passengers 38 passengers were injured by turbulence and hospitalized.

One of the 26 crew was injured and hospitalized on landing.

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