Alma-Ata, January 2 – The Kazakh airline Astana reported that doctors did not find fractures in two passengers of the Tashkent-Alma-Ata flight, which fell into a zone of high turbulence, and asked for medical help.
Earlier, the press service of the air carrier reported that the Air Astana plane, en route from Tashkent to Alma-Ata, fell into a zone of severe turbulence, while seven passengers received various injuries and burns. The airline later removed references to burns from the press release. The press service of the the News Agency airline specified that no one had contacted the company with “complaints of burns.” In turn, the Civil Aviation Committee (CAC) reported five victims, including a closed fracture of the cervical spine of a citizen from Uzbekistan.
According to the airline, there were 134 passengers and 9 crew members on board the Airbus A321. No airline employees were injured.
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