What: JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 767-300 en route from Brisbane,QL Australia to Tokyo
When: Nov 2nd 2009
Who: 163 on board
Why: During an episode of turbulence prior to landing, a South Korean passenger’s seatbelt came off, causing injury. Several others also were treated for injuries resulting from turbulence, although the “buckle” light was on, and passengers had been belted in. The airline contends that the passenger’s seatbelt had been improperly fastened.
The South Korean passenger’s injury was treated at the hospital.