7 slightly injured as Qantas plane hits turbulence

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June 22, 2009 04:46

 
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A Qantas flight struck turbulence over Malaysia and suddenly lost altitude, leaving seven people with minor injuries, the airline said Monday. The Airbus A330 with 219 passengers and crew aboard was flying from Hong Kong to the Australian west coast city of Perth overnight when it struck "severe turbulence" over Malaysian Borneo, Qantas said in a statement. Six passengers and a crew member were treated for minor injuries on board as the airliner continued to Perth, Qantas corporate affairs manager David Epstein said. The captain reported minor damage to two overhead panels in the cabin, and two oxygen masks were dislodged, he told Fairfax Radio.

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