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Passenger dies after being hit by private plane in America



Passenger dies after being hit by private plane in America

The flight had to be diverted due to the rare passenger death.

A passenger on board the plane was injured and died after it was hit by severe turbulence on Friday. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the private plane, a Bombardier Challenger 300, was carrying five people from Keene, New Hampshire, to Leesburg, Virginia. The incident caused the aircraft to be diverted to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, Boston Globe informed of. The outlet further said that police responded to a call for medical assistance at the airport around 3.40 pm and transported a passenger to the hospital.

National Transportation Safety Board spokeswoman Sarah Taylor Sulick told The Times of India Globe He had no information about what happened to the passenger or if anyone else was injured.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) database, the jet is owned by Conexon, a Missouri-based company. The company works towards providing high-speed internet in rural areas. It has not yet commented on the incident.

Flight Aware, which tracks live flight data, said the plane took off from Keene Airport at 3.55 p.m. and landed at Bradley Airport 20 minutes later.

new york post said the NTSB has taken the cockpit voice and data recorder (black box) on the flight to investigate and has also questioned the two crew members and the remaining passengers.

The preliminary report will be available in two to three weeks.

Turbulence remains a major source of flight anxiety for passengers. It causes the stomach to drop, sometimes belches and in rare cases causes bumps and bruises.

According to the National Weather Service in the US, turbulence is an irregular movement of air that results from eddies and vertical currents. It is one of the most unpredictable events of the season.

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