Twelve people were hurt on Aerolineas Argentinas flight AR1133 from Madrid to Buenos Aires me as a result of violent turbulence.
Aerolneas Argentinas aircraft AR1133 had extreme turbulence after crossing the Atlantic Ocean and entering Brazilian airspace, resulting in twelve passengers suffering from serious injuries.
A few travellers were brought to the Hospital de Ezeiza for care and observation.
The Airbus A330 carried 271 passengers as well as 13 crew members.
Because of the intense turbulence, some emergency supplies fell from the ceiling and some overhead panels broke.
Nine passengers received on-site care as a result of the crew’s request that medical assistance meet the plane in Aires due to the circumstances.
Three more passengers were also injured but only received minor medical attention.
According to the information given by the crew, an announcement had been made and the ‘fasten seatbelt’ signs were on. When the plane encountered turbulence, the passengers who suffered the most and were brought to the hospital did not have their seatbelts fastened. Argentina’s Aerolneas However, a passenger on flight AR1133 told Argentine media source Clarin that the “fasten seatbelt” sign had not been activated.
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