7 hospitalized after turbulence strikes Texas flight bound for Germany

March 04, 2023

Seven people were hospitalized after a flight bound for Germany was struck by severe turbulence and made an emergency landing in Washington, DC, Wednesday night. Lufthansa Flight 469 departed Austin, Texas, and flew over Tennessee when it suffered “severe turbulence,” according to NBC News. The plane diverted from its course and landed at Dulles International Airport at 9:12 p.m., according to FlightAware.com. flightaware.comA Lufthansa jet takes off at Frankfurt International Airport. The flight took off from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport at 5:52 p.m.