Turbulence Injures 3 Cabin Crew on Alitalia Boeing 777 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Alitalia Boeing 777-200, performing flight AZ-784 from Rome Fiumicino (Italy) to Tokyo Narita (Japan) with 242 passengers and 14 crew, was descending towards Tokyo when the aircraft encountered turbulence. The fasten seat belts signs were illuminated at that time. Three of the flight attendants who were still working to prepare the cabin for the […]

Turbulence Injures 8 on Compass Airlines ERJ-175 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Compass Airlines Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of Delta Airlines, performing flight from Santa Ana to Seattle (USA), encountered severe turbulence. Aircraft was enroute at FL340 about 100nm south of Reno (USA) just overflying the first mountain range of the Sierra Nevada when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing altitude deviations of about -200 feet […]

Turbulence Injures 13 on Transavia Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Transavia France Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Lyon (France) to Tel Aviv (Israel), experienced severe turbulence which injured 13 people. Aircraft was enroute at FL370 about 260nm westnorthwest of Tel Aviv when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 13 people on board. Two doctors on board provided medical assistance to the injured over the […]

Turbulence Injures Three on Mesa Airlines CRJ-900 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Mesa Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 on behalf of American Airlines, performing flight from San Luis Potosi (Mexico) to Dallas Ft. Worth (USA) with 75 passengers and 4 crew, encountered turbulence, three people injured. Aircraft was still descending towards Dallas Ft. Worth when the crew decided to divert to Austin (USA) due to weather conditions and […]

IATA: It Is the Time to Manage Turbulence

Reading Time: < 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched its Turbulence Aware data resource to help airlines avoid turbulence when planning routes tactically in flight. Turbulence Aware augments an airline’s ability to forecast and avoid turbulence by pooling and sharing (in real time) turbulence data generated by participating airlines. Today airlines rely upon pilot reports and weather […]

Turbulence Injures 2 Flight Attendants on UTair Boeing 737 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A UTair Boeing 737-500, performing flight from Moscow Vnukovo to Surgut (Russia), experienced turbulence, two cabin crew members were injured.  Aircraft was descending towards Surgut when the aircraft entered a zone of turbulence causing injuries to two flight attendants. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Surgut. The two injured flight attendants were taken […]

Turbulence Injures Flight Attendant on Spirit Airlines A320 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Cleveland to Las Vegas (USA), encountered severe turbulence. Aircraft was on approach to Las Vegas when the aircraft encountered moderate turbulence causing injuries to a flight attendant. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Las Vegas’ runway 26L about 10 minutes later. The FAA reported the flight […]

Turbulence Injures 15 People on Argentinas A330 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A330-200, performing flight from Miami (USA) to Buenos Aires Ezeiza (Argentina) with 192 passengers, suffered severe turbulence causing injuries to 15 passengers. Aircraft was enroute about 90nm north of Rio Branco (Brazil) deviating around thunderstorm cells when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing an altitude deviation of more than -700 feet and […]

Turbulence Injures 29 People on Volaris Airbus A320 Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Volaris Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Guadalajara to Tijuana (Mexico) with 179 people on board, was enroute from Los Mochis (Mexico) when the aircraft experienced Clear Air Turbulence (CAT),leaving some Clients and Crew members injured. The aircraft continued to Tijuana for a safe landing about 90 minutes later. When the Captain informed about what […]

Turbulence as One of the Most Misunderstood Elements of Flying

Reading Time: 2 minutes A lot of effort goes into avoiding turbulence but it still can be faced  unexpectedly  in everyday  flights. Chief Pilot Richard Tobiano from Qantas provided his statement about this daily incident. The recent reports on QF94 show that turbulence is probably one of the most misunderstood elements of flying. For pilots, it’s an everyday part of our job […]