Hawaiian Airways Airbus A330-200 (N393HA) working flight HA35 from Phoenix to Honolulu on December 18 with 278 passengers and 10 crew, was descending because it approached Honolulu when the plane encountered turbulence
The airport reported 36 accidents and injury to the plane cabin.
33 passengers and three flight attendants sustained accidents. 20 had been taken to hospitals, 11 had been recognized with severe accidents.
Hawaiian Airways issued this assertion:
Hawaiian Airways flight HA35 from Phoenix (PHX) to Honolulu (HNL) encountered extreme turbulence and landed safely in HNL at 10:50 a.m. on Sunday, December 18.
We apologize to our friends for this incident and thank our crewmembers, first responders, hospital personnel, and airport groups for his or her coordinated response.
We’re persevering with to assist our friends and staff who sustained accidents after Flight HA35 from PHX to HNL encountered extreme turbulence. We’re additionally conducting an intensive inspection of the plane earlier than returning it to service.
Prime Copyright Photograph: Hawaiian Airways Airbus A330-243 N393HA (msn 1422) JFK (Jay Selman). Picture: 402453.
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