Turbulence Injures Eight on Eurowings Airbus A319 Flight

An Eurowings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AKNL performing flight EW-8855 from Lamezia-Terme (Italy) to Berlin Tegel (Germany), was descending towards Berlin about 20 minutes prior to estimated landing when the crew illuminated the fasten seat belt signs.

The crew made the according announcement advising passengers to make their seat belts were fastened, when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 3 cabin crew and 5 passengers. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Tegel’s runway 26R. Emergency were awaiting the aircraft.

Emergency services reported there was one serious but not life threatening injury and 7 minor injuries, 6 of the injured were taken to hospital.


The airline reported the crew spotted clouds ahead and activated the fasten seat belt signs, then made the related announcement. While they were still making the announcement the aircraft had already encountered turbulence.

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