Sydney to Auckland Flight Plunged into Turbulence, Passengers Compare Terrifying Scenes to The Exorcist, Dozens Injured

Sydney to Auckland Flight Plunged into Turbulence, Passengers Compare Terrifying Scenes to The Exorcist, Dozens Injured

Chaos at 30,000 Feet: Sydney to Auckland Flight Faces Mid-Air Turbulence

Amid the journey from Sydney to Auckland, a LATAM Airways Boeing jet experienced severe turbulence, creating panic among passengers.

One traveler, Lucas Ellwood, described the encounter as ‘the worst turbulence you could think of.’

Exorcist-Like Scenes: Passengers Terrified as Dozens Injured

Passengers likened the chaotic incident to scenes from ‘The Exorcist,’ with reports indicating that up to 50 people were injured. Many were flung into the jet’s ceiling, resulting in at least 10 hospitalizations.

Technical Event Triggers Chaos: LATAM Airways Flight Faces Massive Turbulence

The exact cause of the turbulence remains unclear, as LATAM Airways stated it resulted from a ‘technical event.’

Passengers suffered head and neck injuries, along with broken bones, prompting the hospitalization of seven passengers and three cabin crew members.

Boeing Jet Continues Journey Despite Turbulence

Despite the alarming mid-flight chaos, the Boeing 737-9 Dreamliner continued its journey as planned and landed in Auckland approximately 2 hours and 42 minutes after takeoff.

LATAM Airways expressed regret for the inconvenience and injuries caused to passengers.

Boeing Faces String of Incidents: From Door Blows to Engine Fires

This incident adds to a series of troubling events involving Boeing aircraft, including the emergency door blowing out of an Alaska Airlines jet in January.

Boeing’s market value has suffered, and passengers have launched lawsuits, contributing to mounting scrutiny of the company’s fleet of 737s.

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