A Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300, registration A7-BAV performing flight QR-932 from Doha (Qatar) to Manila (Philippines), was descending towards Manila when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 5 people on board. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Manila’s runway 24 about 20 minutes later. 3 passengers were taken to a hospital.
Philippines CAA reported on Sep 6th 2015, that the aircraft encountered clear air turbulence, a downdraft, on descent towards Manila causing minor injuries, the injured passengers were not wearing their seat belts.
The airline confirmed the aircraft encountered turbulence while descending towards Manila, three of the passengers reporting injuries needed to be taken to hospitals.
Manila airport reported 5 occupants, 3 children and 2 flight attendants, needed medical attention after landing, the injuries were mainly abrasions.
The occurrence aircraft was able to depart for the return flight 4 hours after landing and reached Doha with a delay of 70 minutes.
The Aviation Herald