Air Canada flight hit by ‘severe turbulence’ – 35 passengers injured

DOZENS of passengers have been injured after an Air Canada flight was struck by “sudden severe turbulence” and forced to make an emergency landing.

The flight from Vancouver to Sydney, Australia was cruising at 32,000ft over the Pacific Ocean when it was hit by "un-forecasted" turbulence.

Passengers were reportedly "flying all over the place" as the plane, a Boeing 777, was hit hard by "severe clear air" en-route to Down Under.

One traveller on board later told local news: "We hit turbulence and we all hit the roof, and everything fell down ... people went flying."

Another passenger, Fais Asad, said he was "quite...
source: Daily Star

2019-07-12 06:50
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