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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 159680
Last updated: 13 July 2020
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Date:30-AUG-2013
Time:c. 12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic A388 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A380-841
Owner/operator:Thai Airways International
Registration: HS-TUA
C/n / msn: 087
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 526
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Hong Kong -   Hong Kong
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:BKK
Destination airport:HKG
Narrative:
Flight TG600 from Bangkok to Hong Kong ran into heavy air turbulence during descent.
About 20 passengers who had not yet fastened their belts were injured on head and neck.
One flight attendant suffered a broken collarbone.
The cabin ceiling showed several holes, caused by passengers' heads.

Sources:

https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/367183/passengers-crew-injured-as-flights-from-thaiiland-hit-air-turbulence-on-approach-to-hong-kong
http://phuketwan.com/tourism/thai-airways-a380-strikes-turbulence-injured-flight-hong-kong-18726/


Images:

Photo of HS-TUA courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
30 November 2019; (c) Paul Seymour

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Aug-2013 18:39 kaselten Added
30-Aug-2013 18:45 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Nature, Embed code, Narrative]
31-Aug-2013 06:55 harro Updated [Time, Embed code]

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