henpol747
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Mexicana Incident This Weekend?

Tue Jul 26, 2005 1:05 am

I heard in the radio that a mexicana plane encountered heavy turbulence in a Mexico-bogota flight this week end. According to the radio speaker, 18 people were injured.

Any one can confirm?
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carmenlu15
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RE: Mexicana Incident This Weekend?

Tue Jul 26, 2005 2:22 am

I think I saw it covered in the news--err, in this site: Big grin
Mexicana Airbus Hit By Turbulence 18 Injured! (by Theredbaron Jul 25 2005 in Civil Aviation)
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RE: Mexicana Incident This Weekend?

Tue Jul 26, 2005 6:24 am

"Buckle up for safety".

It's interesting how, on approach to the a/p, well after the "20 minute" announcement, 18 out of 120 pax (i.e., 15%) were still unbuckled... I guess those will never forget to fasten their seat belts ever again!

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RICARIZA
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RE: Mexicana Incident This Weekend?

Tue Jul 26, 2005 9:27 am

Yes, the problem was around 40 miles from Bogota, when the a/c found very bad weather and some "un-buckled" passengers jumped from their seats and had some injuries. 15 passengers were attended at the airport and other 3 were transported to a nearby hospital in Bogota.

http://eltiempo.terra.com.co/bogo/20...LO-WEB-_NOTA_INTERIOR-2157833.html

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