Qatar Airways 787 Doha to Dublin: Assistance Required on Landing

James Field
James Field - Editor in Chief
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Qatar Airways 787 Doha to Dublin: Assistance Required on Landing
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It has emerged that a Qatar Airways Boeing 787 currently in flight from Doha is asking for security assistance and paramedics on arrival to Dublin.

The report comes from AirLive who has confirmed this information in the last 15-20 minutes.

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Live Updates: QR17 Doha to Dublin…


Qatar Airways 787 Doha to Dublin: Assistance Required on Landing
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4 weeks agoMarch 18, 2024 12:05 pm

Welcome!

Welcome to the live coverage surrounding this developing incident.

Live updates to follow shortly.

4 weeks agoMarch 18, 2024 12:11 pm

Not Clear What The Scale of the Issue Is…

AirLive was the first to break this story as it is developing.

It is unclear what the scale of the incident is onboard Qatar Airways flight QR17 between Doha and Dublin.

4 weeks agoMarch 18, 2024 12:12 pm

About A7-BCH…

QR17 is being operated by A7-BCH.

As per Planespotters, A7-BCH is a 10.3 year old Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner that was delivered to the airline in March 2014.

Furthermore, of the Boeing 787-8 variant, Qatar Airways has 30 of them in the fleet, of which all are in active service.

Average fleet age for their 787-8s are around 9.7 years at present.

4 weeks agoMarch 18, 2024 12:15 pm

Heading Towards UK Airspace…

Qatar Airways 787 Doha to Dublin: Assistance Required on Landing

QR17 is currently to the west of Amsterdam and will continue on through UK airspace over the Manchester and Liverpool area before landing into Dublin.

No emergency squawk has been declared at this stage.

4 weeks agoMarch 18, 2024 12:19 pm

Emergency Services in Dublin Will be on Standby…

With this incident in mind, emergency services will no doubt be on standby to support the aircraft on landing.

Furthermore, the issue is clearly under control if they are opting to continue on to Dublin as opposed to diverting elsewhere.

4 weeks agoMarch 18, 2024 12:30 pm

Less Than 45 Minutes Away…

Qatar Airways 787 Doha to Dublin: Assistance Required on Landing

Qatar Airways flight QR17 from Doha is less than 45 minutes from arrival into Dublin Airport.

No 7700 emergency code squawked still at this present moment.

4 weeks agoMarch 18, 2024 12:39 pm

Nearing the Manchester Area…

QR17 continues to get closer to it’s destination of DUB, with the flight nearing the Manchester area.

4 weeks agoMarch 18, 2024 12:47 pm

Descent into Dublin Airport Commenced…

QR17 has now started it’s descent into Dublin Airport, with emergency crews preparing for it’s arrival.

Again, it is still unclear what the nature of the incident in-flight is.

4 weeks agoMarch 18, 2024 12:56 pm

Potential Unruly Passenger?

Hearing on the feeds about a potential unruly passenger. Hearing on Dublin Control that this passenger had been causing issues for the last five hours on and off. Unclear on validity at this time.

4 weeks agoMarch 18, 2024 1:00 pm

Descent Continued…

QR17 from Doha is passing through 14,000 feet as the descent into DUB continues.

As soon as we have more indication towards the problem, we will update you in due course.

4 weeks agoMarch 18, 2024 1:11 pm

On Final Approach…

QR17 is now on final approach for the 28s at DUB. Landing expected in the next few minutes.

4 weeks agoMarch 18, 2024 1:16 pm

TOUCHDOWN!

TOUCHDOWN! Qatar Airways flight QR17 from Doha has safely touched down into Dublin.

As soon as more details arise regarding the onboard incident, we will update this piece accordingly.

Furthermore, this concludes the live aspects of the coverage. Thank you for tuning in!

4 weeks agoMarch 19, 2024 12:53 pm

Qatar Airways Have Commented!

This morning (19/3/24), Qatar Airways have responded to AviationSource’s response for a comment regarding the incident on QR17 yesterday.

A spokesperson said the following on this:

“We can confirm that Qatar Airways flight QR17, a Boeing 787-8 from Doha to Dublin, landed on 18 March with the aircraft being met on arrival due the requirement for medical treatment of one passenger.”

“Additionally another passenger was met by local authorities due to behaviour on board.”

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