31 injured by severe turbulence on Indonesia flight


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Chilling footage captures passengers wailing in terror and desperately reciting prayers as their flight is rocked by extreme turbulence that left 31 people injured

  • Etihad Airways flight was 45 minutes from landing at Jakarta airport
  • Video footage filmed on board shows passengers with hands up in the air
  • 31 people were injured from turbulence, with nine of them hospitalised  

Terrifying video footage has emerged of passengers on a packed plane praying and wailing as severe turbulence rocked it from side to side.

Thirty-one passengers and a crew member aboard an Etihad Airways flight from Abu Dhabi were injured on Wednesday when their plane suddenly hit turbulence as it prepared to land in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-3573246/Chilling-footage-captures-passengers-wailing-terror-desperately-reciting-prayers-plane-rocked-extreme-turbulence-left-31-people-injured.html#ixzz47nHWdAcI
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As a result of the incident, flight EY475 from Jakarta to Abu Dhabi on May 4 has been canceled.
Etihad Airways said it had deployed a support team on site and was assisting affected passengers by booking them onto alternative flights or providing hotel accommodation.
Passengers are advised to contact Etihad Airways’ global contact center on +971 (0) 2 599 0000 or visit etihad.com for more information.

 

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