Turbulence Injures 13 on Transavia Boeing 737 Flight

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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 next about 40 minutes to landing in Tel Aviv.
  • The aircraft landed safely on Ben Gurion’s runway 12.
  • Ambulances took the injured passengers to hospitals.

Source: avherald.com