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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174139
Last updated: 12 September 2019
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Date:26-FEB-2015
Time:c. 15:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic A346 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A340-642
Owner/operator:Thai Airways International
Registration: HS-TNF
C/n / msn: 953
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 251
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Isan -   Thailand
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Narita International Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japan
Destination airport:Bangkok/Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK/VTBS), Thailand
Narrative:
Three passengers and eight crew members of Thai Airways International THA/TG641 were injured by a severe turbulence while descending through FL210 over Isan, Thailand. One crew member broke his/her arm. Safe landing was carried out at Bangkok/Suvarnabhumi, and some of injured persons were hospitalized. According to the Flightradar24.com record, the time of the accident (at FL210) was about 15:20 ICT, 08:20 UTC.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20150228160428/http://www3.nhk.or.jp:80/news/html/20150226/k10015781801000.html
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20150226-00000144-jij-asia
https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp:443/hl?a=20150227-00000000-mai-soci
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://news.tv-asahi.co.jp/news_international/articles/000045303.html]
http://www.news24.jp/articles/2015/02/27/10270046.html#


Images:

Photo of HS-TNF courtesy AirHistory.net


Zürich (LSZH / ZRH)
23 June 2011; (c) Peter de Jong

Revision history:

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26-Feb-2015 18:41 isamuel Added

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