From Buzzfeed: A recent bumpy landing due to inclement weather on the east coast caused a fright for passengers.
A powerful nor’easter wreaked havoc along the East Coast on Friday, bringing rain, snow, and particularly strong winds — and a whole lot of canceled flights.
For the flights that did make it into the air, turbulence was no joke. For one flight into Washington Dulles International Airport in the DC area on Friday, the landing was…rough.
“PRETTY MUCH EVERY ONE ON THE PLANE THREW UP,” according to a pilot’s report, which was filed to the National Weather Service’s aviation center.
Even the “PILOTS WERE ON THE VERGE OF THROWING UP” during landing, the report said.
The incident occurred on an Air Wisconsin flight, a subsidiary of United Airlines.
Fortunately, there were no injuries, severe sickness, or “major incidents” reported from the flight, Andrew Trull, a spokesman for Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, told BuzzFeed News.
A spokesperson for United said “a few customers” had gotten ill, but none required medical attention.
“Air Wisconsin Flight 3833 operating as United Express from Charlottesville, Va. to Washington Dulles International encountered turbulence because of high winds,” the United spokesperson said. “A few customers onboard the regional jet became ill as the aircraft was preparing to land. The aircraft landed safely and taxied to its gate. No customers required medical attention because of the turbulence.”
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