HONOLULU (AP) – A cloud shot up vertically like a plume of smoke seconds earlier than a Hawaiian Airways flight final month hit extreme turbulence, injuring 25 folks on board, in response to a preliminary report from the Transportation Security Board on Friday. .
The captain of the Dec. 18 flight from Phoenix to Honolulu instructed investigators that flight circumstances have been easy with clear skies when the cloud burst in entrance of the aircraft and there was no time to alter course, the report stated. He known as the flight attendant and instructed her there is likely to be turbulence. Inside one to 3 seconds, the aircraft entered “extreme turbulence,” the report stated.