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Cabin Crew Injured on Melbourne-Narita Flight

TOKYO, Apr 03 (News On Japan) –
A Japan Airlines flight en route from Melbourne to Narita Airport encountered sudden extreme turbulence on April 1, inflicting accidents to a number of cabin crew, together with a damaged leg.

According to Japan Airlines, round 3:30 PM on April 1st, whereas Flight JL774 was flying from Melbourne to Narita Airport, it skilled sudden extreme turbulence at an altitude of roughly 5,180 meters, about 150 kilometers southeast of Narita Airport.

Shortly after the seatbelt signal had been illuminated, a cabin crew member who was making rounds contained in the cabin twisted their proper ankle. Further examination on the hospital revealed a fracture in the best shin.

Additionally, three different cabin crew members suffered sprains, although no passengers have been injured.

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has categorized the incident as an aviation accident and can have the nationwide Transportation Safety Board conduct an investigation into the trigger.

Source: 日テレNEWS

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