Twenty-eight (28) people were injured when a South African Airways flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong hit “severe turbulence”, the airline said on Wednesday. The flight was operated by an Airbus A340-300 aircraft.
“SA286 landed safely in Hong Kong today, Wednesday, 16 July at approximately 6.30am SA time [12.30pm Hong Kong time],” spokesman Tlali Tlali said in a statement.
“A total number of 165 passengers was on board, of whom 25 passengers are known to have sustained injuries and 3 crew members.
The incident occurred whilst flying over Kuala Lumpur airspace.”
Source: SABC News