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Air Europa Boeing Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil


Tue 02 Jul 2024 | 06:12 PM
Taarek Refaat

The Spanish airline Air Europa announced that a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on a flight from Madrid to Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, made an emergency landing on Monday at Natal Airport in Brazil.

This came after more than 40 passengers on the plane have been injured due to strong turbulence.

The turbulence was so severe that parts of the plane's roof collapsed and one of the passengers flew and got stuck above the luggage. He was later lowered, according to what videos circulated after the accident and filmed by the passengers showed.

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A local medical team explained to Brazilian media that they treated at least 30 passengers of different nationalities, and 10 of them were transferred to the hospital.

This incident comes weeks after a Singapore Airlines plane experienced severe turbulence over Myanmar, resulting in dozens of injuries and the death of a British man.

It is noteworthy that severe disturbances are rare, but recent studies have shown that climate change can increase the risks