Seven passengers travelling by Air India from New Delhi to Sydney on Wednesday suffered “minor sprain” because of severe turbulence, a DGCA official said.
But no one was hospitalised, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said.
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Air India B787-800 aircraft VT-ANY operating flight AI-302 was flying to Sydney when it faced severe turbulence.
“Seven passengers reported minor sprain. The cabin crew provided first aid with the assistance of a doctor and a nurse who were passengers using an onboard first aid kit,” the official said.
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Air India at Sydney arranged medical assistance on arrival for the passengers. But only three of them availed the assistance.
(With agency input)