Qantas Passengers Injured When Jet Hits Turbulence

At least a dozen passengers suffered various injuries on Sunday when the Qantas jet they were flying in struck severe turbulence on a flight from Hong Kong to Perth, Australia. Seven of the injured were taken to the hospital. According to a Qantas spokesperson speaking to, the Airbus A330-300 likely quickly rose some 800 feet and then plunged back to cruising altitude.

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By Planet Data