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Keep your seat belts fastened ... in case of turbulence!

Portland, Oregon
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for Air Travel
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Keep your seat belts fastened ... in case of turbulence!

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Liverpool, UK
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24 reviews
1. Re: Keep your seat belts fastened ... in case of turbulence!

Obviously not a pleasant flight - wonder how many law suits for coffee burns this could generate.

Madrid
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3,104 posts
6 reviews
2. Re: Keep your seat belts fastened ... in case of turbulence!

Hope they didn't spill the caviar in First.

Glad everybody was more or less ok.

Llandudno North...
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2,584 posts
18 reviews
3. Re: Keep your seat belts fastened ... in case of turbulence!

Bit of a change from the norm!

I remember being on my way to Cyprus and around half way there the plane just dropped what felt about 500 feet, no warning lots of screams and things flying around the plane and then nothing, after that episode it was back to the smooth ride we had encountered thus far.

Lots of anxious faces and white knuckles on the armrests. I had held onto my wine so was fine!

I quite enjoy people watching during bouts of severe turbulence.

Some serious nerves on the go, I try not to get worried by anything I can't control.

:-)

London, United...
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26,127 posts
28 reviews
4. Re: Keep your seat belts fastened ... in case of turbulence!

Oh my, that must have been quite terrifying, I do love the comment though from the person who wrote "that's what most ryanair flights look like when you first get on" lol.

Have just watched the new movie " flight" with denzel Washington, where the first few mins dealing with the crash actually made me feel slightly ill. Seriously.

Shoalhaven...
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2,413 posts
174 reviews
5. Re: Keep your seat belts fastened ... in case of turbulence!

Love the ending to the article. Blame Climate Change, why not !!

Italy
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for Livigno, Lombardy
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39,474 posts
193 reviews
6. Re: Keep your seat belts fastened ... in case of turbulence!

I read this earlier today on the Mail website and had to smile at the faces of the 2 air hostesses sitting in their seats, they look like nothing's happened. must have been quite scary though.

Sunshine Coast...
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2,522 posts
27 reviews
7. Re: Keep your seat belts fastened ... in case of turbulence!

Actually Singapore Airlines flight attendants normally have beautiful smiles.

Those FAs didn't look very happy - they were probably thinking about the mess they were going to have to clean up.

NYC/Israel
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for Israel
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32,299 posts
26 reviews
8. Re: Keep your seat belts fastened ... in case of turbulence!

Thank G-d everyone was mostly okay. What went through my mind as I saw all the stuff on the floor and read that statement that anything that wasn't tied down went flying was--thank goodness there probably weren't any lap babies on the flight. I can't even begin to imagine what the results would have been if some was attempting to hold a child.

Leyland, United...
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for Playa Blanca
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30,122 posts
54 reviews
9. Re: Keep your seat belts fastened ... in case of turbulence!

That was the first thing I though of as well rdglady. On one of the forums dedicated to Florida, the number of parents that say they will make up a bed on the floor for their infant, or they will let them play down there is really scary, and the consequences don't bear thinking about.

Fredericia, Denmark
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for Bentota, Beruwala, Sri Lanka
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37,532 posts
7 reviews
10. Re: Keep your seat belts fastened ... in case of turbulence!

Wasn't this story posted already a few days ago?