Another Plane Hits Extreme Turbulence, Injuring 12 People Aboard Cathay Pacific Flight

Another Plane Hits Extreme Turbulence, Injuring 12 People Aboard Cathay Pacific Flight

The friendly skies seem to have been turning decidedly bumpy lately, folks. After a United Airlines flight hit severe turbulence on Monday, injuring five people, now comes the news that a Cathay Pacific plane had air bumps so bad, 12 people were hurt. [More]

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Severe Turbulence Injures Five People On United Flight

Most of the time, turbulence is just an uncomfortable, if not almost inevitable part of flying. But then there are the times when turbulence is downright terrifying and a real danger. Three flight attendants and five passengers on a United Airlines flight yesterday from Denver to Billings, Mont. were injured when the plane hit turbulence so severe, people were tossed from their seats. [More]

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Extreme Turbulence Turns Airplane Cabin Into ‘Animal House’ Food Fight Scene

There’s a reason the seatbelt turns on during spots of turbulence when you’re on an airplane — because otherwise you might end up on the ceiling like so much spattered food. A passenger captured just how messy it can get when the air got bumpy on a recent Singapore Airlines flight from Singapore to London, and we half expected John Belushi’s grinning face to show up in the photos. It’s just that chaotic. [More]

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Buckle Up: Researchers Say Trans-Atlantic Flights Could Get A Lot More Turbulent

I’ll be the first admit that when a flight gets bumpy, my insides do a flip-flop and my brain scrambles to focus on anything it possibly can (cheese/bearded men/song lyrics/chicken vs. egg question) to stop thinking “Whatifwhatifwhatif?” on a crazy loop. And if you’re like me, well, a new study that says turbulence over the Atlantic could get stronger and more frequent is probably not going to help ease your mind.* [More]

Passenger Sues Continental, Others Over Turbulent Flight

Passenger Sues Continental, Others Over Turbulent Flight

When what was supposed to be a 20-minute flight turns into two-plus hours of turbulence, it’s easy to understand why a passenger would be peeved. But is worthy of a lawsuit against four airlines? [More]

10 People Injured By Turbulence On United Airlines Flight

10 People Injured By Turbulence On United Airlines Flight

Eight passengers and two flight attendants were injured when flight 1028 from Los Angeles to Chicago O’Hare encountered turbulence and was diverted to Denver.

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Turbulence: Consumer confidence drops to 2-year low. Home prices drop the sharpest they’ve ever dropped. Stocks fall 10%.

Screaming Virgin Stewardess Ends in Group Vomit

Screaming Virgin Stewardess Ends in Group Vomit

The BBC, in its inimitable dry British humor, reports a “Probe Into ‘Panicking’ Stewardess.”