Incident Airbus A340-313X ZS-SXA, Wednesday 16 July 2014
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Date:Wednesday 16 July 2014
Time:04:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A343 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A340-313X
Owner/operator:South African Airways
Registration: ZS-SXA
MSN: 544
Year of manufacture:2003
Engine model:CFMI CFM56-5C4
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 180
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Over Malaysia -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Johannesburg International Airport (JNB/FAJS)
Destination airport:HKG
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Flight SA286 operating JNB-HKG encountered severe turbulence over Malaysia resulting in minor to moderate injuries to 3 cabin crew and 25 passengers, and minor internal cabin damage. Flight continued to HKG and made priority landing ,where injured were ferried to hospital. Return flight SA287 cancelled whilst aircraft is repaired and structure inspected at HKG.


SAA News Release, Radio news broadcasts.

Revision history:

16-Jul-2014 10:46 paulm7010 Added
16-Jul-2014 17:07 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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