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Twelve people injured after Qatar Airways plane hits turbulence

Tyler Mitchell By Tyler Mitchell Jun4,2024
The top line: A Qatar Airways plane flying from Doha to Dublin was hit by turbulence, with twelve people injured, including passengers and crew.
The bigger picture: Dublin Airport said that flight QR017, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landed safely as scheduled before 1 pm local time.
It said that the aircraft was met upon landing by emergency services, including airport police and the fire and rescue department, “due to six passengers and six crew … reporting injuries after the aircraft experienced turbulence while airborne over Turkey”.
The incident comes five days after of a suspected heart attack and dozens of people were injured when a Singapore Airlines flight from London hit severe .
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Source: SBS News

The key quote: “A small number of passengers and crew sustained minor injuries in flight and are now receiving medical attention.” — Qatar Airways.

What else to know: The airport said all passengers were assessed for injuries aboard the plane, and eight were later taken to hospital.

What happens next: The incident is now subject to an internal investigation.

Tyler Mitchell

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