, 2022-12-20 13:47:06,
Two recent flights have brought attention to the dangers of turbulence while flying after multiple airline passengers and crew needed to be transferred to emergency rooms due to injuries, according to multiple reports.
“United Flight 128 encountered unexpected turbulence while en route to Houston,” United Airlines said in a statement on Monday.
The flight arrived in Houston from Rio de Janeiro on Monday morning.
“Upon arrival, two passengers and three crew members were met by medical personnel and taken to a local hospital with minor injuries,” the statement continued.
“We’re grateful to our crew for their efforts to ensure the safety of our employees and customers,” United Airlines also said in the statement.
This came just a day after passengers aboard a domestic flight had multiple injuries from severe turbulence.
“HA35 from [Phoenix to Hawaii] encountered severe turbulence & landed safely in HNL at 10:50 a.m. today,” Hawaiian Airlines wrote on Twitter on Dec. 18.
“Medical care was provided to several guests & crewmembers at the airport for minor injuries while some were swiftly transported to local hospitals for further…
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