Six passengers, two crew members hospitalized after Eurowings flight battered by severe turbulence
Eight individuals were hospitalized for a variety of issues including head wounds, fractures, and cervical injuries as a Eurowings flight was battered by turbulence since it ready to land in Berlin’s Tegel Airport.
The Eurowings Airbus A319 was about 20 minutes from the airport in the German capital when it had been walloped by powerful air currents on Monday.
It was traveling from from Lamezia Terme, Italy, once the pilot spotted a thick cloud formation, started up the &lsquo reportedly; seatbelts&rsquo fasten; sign and warned passengers of incoming rough conditions.
“Through the announcement there is turbulence indeed, which inturn injured passengers who hadn’t fastened their seat belts yet,” a Eurowings spokesperson told the German Press Agency (DPA). The turbulence “compromised the safety of the aircraft never,” in line with the spokesperson.
When the plane finally completed a bumpy landing, emergency services, like the fire ambulances and brigade, rushed to the scene.
A total of 13 individuals were injured with eight of these, including two crew members, requiring hospitalization. One female passenger was seriously injured but her injuries aren’t thought to be life threatening.
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The injured parties experienced head wounds, finger fractures, deep cuts, and cervical injuries. The rest of the passengers were taken up to the terminal.
Eurowings said the aircraft will now be inspected before used again in regular flight operations thoroughly.
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