28 injured in flight to Hong Kong

By Drum Digital
16 July 2014

Twenty-eight people have been injured aboard a South African Airways (SAA) flight on its way to Hong Kong.

Twenty-eight people have been  injured aboard a South African Airways (SAA)  flight on its way to Hong Kong.

The SAA flight SA286 is said to have "hit severe turbulence," the airline's spokesperson Tlali Tlali reported today in a statement.

The plane is said to have landed safely in Hong Kong today at approximately 12.30pm, Hong Kong time.

"A total number of 165 passengers was on board, of whom 25 passengers are known to have sustained injuries and 3 crew members.

The incident occurred whilst flying over the Kuala Lumpur airspace," Tlali said.

- SABCNEWSONLINE

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