Damages – Accident. The injury sustained by the claimant while disembarking from the airline was an 'accident' within the meaning of the art 17(1) of the Montreal Convention 1999. The Queen's Bench Division, held, that the claimant was entitled to general damages related to the pain, suffering and loss of amenity as a result of the shoulder, pelvic and knees injuries he sustained, in the sum of £39,250.