Incident grave d'un Airbus A330 immatriculé 9M-XXS survenu le 03/05/2017 au Vietnam [enquête menée par AIB - Malaysie]

Turbulences en croisière, perte de contrôle momentanée

Autorité en charge

Malaisie - AIB

Données préliminaires issues de la notification des autorités de Malaisie :

During cruise at FL390, aircraft encountered severe turbulence. Autopilot and AutoThrust disconnected and Captain took over control. Subsequently, a PAN call was made to Ho Chi Minh control due to the strong updraft encountered. As aircraft recovered, pilots requested climb back to FL390. Pilots were directed to point MAPNO and the PAN call was cancelled. Captain was informed by Purser that five passengers were reported injured during the event. Cabin Crew managed to page for medical personnel onboard to attend to the injured passengers.