Twelve people were injured aboard a Qatar Airways plane from Doha to Dublin, Ireland, on Sunday after extreme turbulence hit another international flight.

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed safely at Dublin Airport just before 1 p.m. Sunday.

Six passengers and six crew members reported injuries “after the aircraft experienced turbulence while airborne over Turkey,” the Dublin Airport wrote on X.


Qatar Airways
12 people were injured in a Qatar Airways flight. AP

Flight QR107 was met by emergency services including airport police, and fire and rescue teams as it landed, the airport added.

“The Dublin Airport team continues to provide full assistance on the ground to passengers and airline staff,” the airport said in a statement. 

The tumultuous flight comes less than a week after a 73-year-old British man was killed and over 30 others were injured after a Singapore Airlines Boeing flight on May 21 hit severe turbulence and plunged 6,000 feet, sending unrestrained passengers flying throughout the cabin and crashing into overhead bins. 

The Boeing 777-300ER jet was carrying 211 passengers and 18 crew members was headed to Singapore from London when it was forced to make an emergency landing in Bangkok.Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong offered his “deepest apologies to everyone affected” in a

 video posted to the company’s Facebook page Wednesday. 

Phong said the airline is “deeply saddened” by the incident and is “very sorry for the traumatic experience” those on board flight SQ321 from London to Singapore went through.

Singapore’s government has promised a thorough investigation. 

Article source: https://airlines.einnews.com/article/714787629/dxpxhDssMk1Xxm2h?ref=rss&ecode=vaZAu9rk30b8KC5H

Leave a Reply