ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 302709
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Narrative:Eastar Jet flight ZE502, a Boeing 737-8KN, encountered turbulence at FL323.
Boeing 737-8KN (WL)
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 87|
|Aircraft damage:|| None|
|Location:||120NM south of Incheon International Airport -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI/WBKK)|
|Destination airport:||Seoul-Incheon International Airport (ICN/RKSI)|
|Investigating agency: ||ARAIB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Accident investigation report completed and information captured|
One passenger suffered a fracture of the sacrum and 4 cabin crew members suffered facial and other injuries.
Ten passengers reported minor injuries
The committee determines that the cause of this accident was “an encounter with clear air turbulence of unexpected intensity during descent”.
Contributing factors are determined as “lack of self-protection, such as passengers not wearing seat belts.”
| || |
|Investigating agency: ||ARAIB |
|Status: ||Investigation completed|
|Duration: ||2 years and 3 months|
|Download report: || Final report|
Other occurrences involving this aircraft
|21 Jan 2023
||Norwegian Air International
||between Aalborg and Copenhagen
|Bird strike. |
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