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Climate Change Making Flights Bumpier With Increase In Severe Air Turbulence: Researchers

Posted on AllSides March 9th, 2023
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Air travel is considered one of the safest means of travel, and turbulence is something air passengers routinely experience. But a string of recent incidents has served to drive home the fact that turbulence can be dangerous, even fatal. And now experts are warning that air passengers can expect to experience more air turbulence as the planet warms.

Dana Hyde, 55, died from blunt-force injuries she sustained while traveling on a business jet that was struck with severe turbulence on March 3. In another incident, a Lufthansa flight from Texas...

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