Incident Airbus A380-841 9M-MND, Sunday 5 June 2016
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Date:Sunday 5 June 2016
Time:6:53 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A388 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A380-841
Owner/operator:Malaysia Airlines
Registration: 9M-MND
MSN: 089
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Trent 970B-84
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 378
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:505nm east of Chennai -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London Heathrow AIrport (LHR/EGLL)
Destination airport:Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL/WMKK)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Enroute from London to Kuala Lumpur the crew of Malaysia Airlines flight MH1 with 378 people on board, was enroute at FL390 over the Bay of Bengal around 08:00Z when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to passengers and crew. The aircraft continued to Kuala Lumpur for a safe landing.

Passengers reported 34 passengers and 6 crew received injuries in the turbulence encounter, others reported 4 passengers and 6 crew received injuries.

The airline reported that the fasten seat belt signs were illuminated due to the onset of turbulence over the Bay of Bengal. Due to a brief moment of severe turbulence a number of passengers received minor injuries. A small number of passengers and crew required medical assistance after landing in Kuala Lumpur.



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06-Jun-2016 18:29 AF5541 Added
06-Jun-2016 18:30 harro Updated [Embed code, ]

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