Turbulence forces emergency landing in Ireland; 12 injured

August 31, 2016

A United Airlines flight bound for London made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport in Ireland on Wednesday after severe turbulence that left 12 passengers needing hospital treatment, officials said.

All but one of the injured had been discharged from University Hospital Limerick after receiving treatment for minor injuries, officials said. One patient was still being assessed.

United Airlines Flight 880 originated in Houston and was supposed to land at London's Heathrow Airport.

United said that "severe and unexpected turbulence" caused the diversion of the Boeing 767-300 plane, which was carrying 207 passengers, three cockpit crew members and 10 attendants.

Shannon Airport officials initially said 16 people needed care, but later indicated only 12 had been treated after the incident. Others received treatment for lesser injuries at the airport.

The patients were treated for soft tissue injuries, cuts and minor head injuries, according to a hospital statement. United Airlines said one of its flight attendants was still being treated at the hospital.

The airline said 10 passengers and two needed .

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1 / 5 (1) Aug 31, 2016
Increasingly, the doping of the atmosphere with weather control chemicals from chemtrails has been perverting the way the atmosphere behaves. Among other things, the air has been becoming less and less able to support aircraft. Patches of this chemical laced air seem to be worldwide now. The airlines do their best to keep from going into such regions, even if it means outlandish attempts for diversions or delays. A Korean Airlines executive becoming belligerent when served nuts in a bag, not on a plate. A women trying to open a jet door, thinking it was to the lavatory. Just the last week has seen daily demonstrations including an argument among staff, a naked man ramming a plane with a truck left running on the tarmac, a man in a Zorro outfit running around an airport, a man trying to open a jet door in mid flight. A flight was delayed only a few days ago in the same area when two pilots were removed for "being drunk".
5 / 5 (1) Aug 31, 2016
Increasingly, the doping of the atmosphere with weather control chemicals from chemtrails has been perverting the way the atmosphere behaves.
Alcoa will never have a bad year as long as folks such as yourself need bigger and bigger hats.

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