It happened while the plane was flying over New England in the northwest of the country. Authorities did not say whether the victim was wearing a seat belt.
One Man Died during a private flight in the US The result of strong turbulence that caused the aircraft to deviate from the initial track while flying over New England in the northwest of the country.
Bad conditions forced the aircraft to change course and Drive to Bradley International Airport.
When the Bombardier plane was carrying 5 people, there was turbulence. I was traveling from Keene, New Hampshire to Leesburg, Virginia.According to Sarah Sulik, spokeswoman for the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB, for short in English).
It is unclear at this time what damage was done to the plane and the NTSB has not yet released details. They also did not say whether the victim was wearing a seat belt..
According to the Federal Aviation Administration database, the flight Owned by Conexon, a Kansas City-based company, Missouri. The company, which specializes in bringing fiber optics to rural communities to provide high-speed internet, declined to comment on Saturday.
NTSB investigators interviewed the two crew members and the surviving passengers. The Voice and data recordings from the plane’s cockpit were sent to NTSB headquarters For analysis, Sulik added.
Turbulence, unstable air currents in the atmosphere, continues to injure air travelers despite advances in aviation safety over the years.
Earlier this week, 7 people were seriously injured and taken to hospitals After a Lufthansa Airbus A330 encountered turbulence while flying from Texas to Germany. The flight was diverted to Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia.
however, Deaths from turbulence are extremely rare.
“I can’t remember the last turbulence fatality,” said Robert Sumwald, former NTSB chairman and executive director of the Center for Aviation and Aerospace Safety at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Representation of Turbulence More than one-third of accidents occur on commercial flights The largest was between 2009 and 2018, according to the NTSB.
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