Two hospitalised after Qantas flight hits major air turbulence

Thursday, 02 Feb, 2023 0

A Qantas passenger and a crew member were hospitalised after a bout of severe air turbulence.

A domestic QantasLink flight hit the air turbulence on the flight from Brisbane to Hervey Bay.

It had to turn back shortly after take-off.

Ambulance crews met the plane upon landing.

Five people were treated for minor injuries while two others were transported to hospital.

A crew member had a neck injury, and one passenger suffered cuts.

The other passengers on the flight were put on another flight later in the evening.

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