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Severe turbulence injures dozens over Hong Kong

Friday, August 30, 2013 - 00:43

Aug. 30 - Dozens of passengers injured after two separate planes flying to Hong Kong from Thailand are hit by severe turbulence. Gavino Garay reports.

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Dozens are injured over Hong Kong after two flights coming in from Thailand hit severe turbulence. (SOUNDBITE) (English) UNIDENTIFIED PASSENGER, SAYING: "I am going to toilette before landing, before when I am coming to my seat, I am standing and suddenly crash, crash, crash two times. And while I'm standing I'm thrown to the ceiling." Thai Airways says 37 passengers and 15 crew members were injured on a flight from Bangkok, including one flight attendant who suffered a broken collarbone. Meanwhile, six passengers and crew on a Hong Kong Airlines flight from Phuket were taken to hospital with injuries.

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Severe turbulence injures dozens over Hong Kong

Friday, August 30, 2013 - 00:43