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Preliminary report on Hong Kong Airlines cabin crew injury during turbulence encounter released
     The Air Accident Investigation Authority (AAIA) today (August 19) released Accident Investigation Preliminary Report 5/2019 on an accident in which a cabin crew member sustained an injury on board an A330-243 aircraft (registration mark B-LHA) operated by Hong Kong Airlines Limited during a turbulence encounter enroute from Beijing to Hong Kong on June 18, 2019.

     A spokesperson for the AAIA said that the preliminary report contains information relating to the accident collected up to the time of issue, and must be regarded as tentative.
     "The AAIA will continue to collect and study all relevant information in order to determine the circumstances and causes of the accident. Further in-depth investigation and analysis have to be conducted before any conclusion can be drawn," the spokesperson said.

     The full Accident Investigation Preliminary Report 5/2019 is available for download from the AAIA webpage (www.thb.gov.hk/aaia/eng/investigation_reports/index.htm).
Ends/Monday, August 19, 2019
Issued at HKT 16:00
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