Seven people were hospitalized after You can find more information at flight A flight bound for Germany was hit by severe turbulence, and the pilot made an emergency landing. in Washington DC Wednesday night.
Lufthansa The flight 469 took off from Austin, Texas. It flew over Tennessee, when the tornado was ravaging. “severe turbulence,” according to NBC News.
The plane was seen dropping 300ft during a simulation radar. flightAs a tornado cell hovered above North Carolina and Tennessee,
According to reports, the plane was diverted and made an emergency landing at Dulles International Airport (at 9:12 pm). to FlightAware.com.
A Twitter The user claimed his wife was there flight, said the turbulence was a surprise and those hurt weren’t wearing seatbelts.
“People who didn’t have the seat belts fastened got hurt mostly cause it came as surprise without seat belt sign on and lighting hit the plane badly,” the passenger’s spouse said on Twitter.
As a result, the plane fell free during dinner. “people and food went flying into the air, hitting and even damaging the ceiling of the plane,” According to A passenger spoke to the Washington Post.
According to the outlet, a passenger was taken off the plane in A wheelchair after Being badly injured with blood all over the seats.
FAA confirms the incident and will investigate.
“Lufthansa Flight 469 diverted to Dulles International Airport and landed without incident around 9:10 PM after crew reported encountering severe turbulence at 37,000 feet altitude over Tennessee,” According to the FAA in Make a statement obtained by CBSNews. “The Airbus 330 was flying from Austin, Texas to Frankfurt, Germany. The FAA will investigate.”
According to the airlines, they had already paid for hotels and taxis but not for other expenses. to The Washington Post.
We have not received any further information regarding the injury.
The flight At 5:52 PM (EST), took off from Austin Bergstrom International Airport.
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