Passengers knocked out on turbulent flight, 11 people seriously injured

By Linsey McNeill
19/12/2022
Home » Passengers knocked out on turbulent flight, 11 people seriously injured

A total of 36 people had to be treated for injuries after a flight to Honolulu hit severe turbulence.

Some of the 278 passengers and 10 crew had serious head injuries, and some even lost consciousness. Others had lacerations and bruising.

The Honolulu Emergency Medical Services said 20 of the injured were taken to hospital, where 11 are in a serious condition.

The Hawaiian Airlines’ flight from Phoenix in the US had hit turbulence just 30 minutes short of landing.

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