The ATSB is investigating a stick shaker activation involving a Qantas Boeing 747, VH-OJU, 110 km SE of Hong Kong (BETTY IFR), on 7 April 2017.
While holding at flight level 220, the flight crew received a stick shaker activation and detected airframe buffeting. The flight crew disconnected the autopilot and manoeuvred the aircraft in response. Fifteen passengers received minor injuries.
As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview the flight crew and gather additional information. A report will be released within several months.
|Date:||07 Apr 2017||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||9:50 UTC||Investigation type:||Occurrence Investigation|
|Location:||Hong Kong International Airport, SE 110 Km||Occurrence type:||Stall warning|
|Occurrence category:||Serious Incident|
|Report status:||Pending||Highest injury level:||Minor|
|Expected completion:||Aug 2017|
|Aircraft manufacturer:||The Boeing Company|
|Type of operation:||Air Transport High Capacity|
|Damage to aircraft:||Nil|
|Departure point:||Melbourne, Vic.|
|Destination:||Hong Kong, China|