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Dublin Airport

Eight people taken to hospital after turbulence on flight to Dublin Airport

Qatar Airways flight QR107 from Doha landed safely as scheduled at Dublin Airport shortly just before 1pm.

TWELVE PEOPLE WERE were injured on a flight to Dublin due to turbulence.

Eight people were taken to the hospital after the plane landed safely at Dublin Airport.

Emergency services were assisting at Dublin Airport this afternoon after six passengers and six crew reported injuries after the plane they were flying on experienced turbulence while airborne over Turkey.

Qatar Airways flight QR007 from Doha landed safely as scheduled at Dublin Airport shortly just before 1pm.

“The aircraft was met by emergency services, including Airport Police and our Fire and Rescue department,” Dublin Airport spokesperson said in a statement.

“All passengers were assessed for injury prior to disembarking the aircraft. Eight passengers were subsequently taken to hospital. 

“The return flight to Doha (flight QR018) is scheduled to operate as normal this afternoon, albeit with a delay. Flight operations at Dublin Airport were unaffected and continue as normal this afternoon.  

The Dublin Airport team continues to provide full assistance on the ground to passengers and airline staff.

A garda spokesperson said:

“Gardaí and Emergency services have been alerted and are currently attending to a medical emergency on board a flight which landed at Dublin Airport this afternoon.”

On Tuesday, a flight from London to Singapore had to make an emergency landing in the Thai capital of Bangkok due to the severe turbulence in which a 73-year-old British man died.

Some 104 people were injured on the Boeing 777-300ER plane, which was carrying 211 passengers and 18 crew.

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