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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167930
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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
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 180
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Over Malaysia -   Malaysia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:JNB
Destination airport:HKG
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.


Photo of ZS-SXA courtesy

Perth (YPPH / PER)
17 May 2019; (c) Kurt Finger

Revision history:

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

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