A Qatar Airways issued a statement this Sunday in which it confirmed the incident with a flight heading to Europe, which caused injuries to “passengers and crew”.

“Qatar Airways confirms that flight QR017, a Boeing B787-9, from Doha to Dublin landed safely. A small number of passengers and crew had minor injuries and are now receiving medical treatment”, those responsible for the company began by explaining aerial.

“The matter is now the subject of an internal investigation. The safety and protection of our passengers and crew are our top priority”, they concluded in a post shared on the social network X (formerly Twitter).

According to airport officials, the flight suffered turbulence while passing through Turkey and, according to the press, six passengers and six crew members suffered injuries.

Dublin Airport, Ireland, later confirmed that eight passengers were taken to hospital. “All passengers were assessed for injuries before disembarking the plane. Eight passengers were later taken to hospital”explained those responsible.

The incident follows the death of a 73-year-old British man earlier this week on a flight from London to Singapore, which experienced severe turbulence en route.

More than 100 people were injured, 20 of whom are in intensive care with spinal injuries.

Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong apologized, offering his “deepest apologies to everyone affected” by the “sudden extreme turbulence.” The Singapore government has promised a full investigation.

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Source: https://www.noticiasaominuto.com/mundo/2568823/qatar-airways-investiga-turbulencia-em-voo-ha-8-hospitalizados

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