Etihad Airways incident: We are providing all possible assistance to affected passengers


Etihad Airways flight EY474 from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta on May 4, 2016 encountered severe and unexpected turbulence about 45 minutes prior to arrival at Soekarno Hatta International Airport.

According to a statement received by Etihad Airways, the flight landed safely, and passengers were met by medical assistance teams as they disembarked the aircraft.

A total of 31 passengers were injured. Twenty-two were treated by paramedics for minor injuries at the airport. Nine other passengers were taken to a local hospital.

The turbulence also caused some damage to cabin storage areas.

Etihad Airways is providing all possible assistance to affected passengers.