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More than 30 passengers injured after Etihad flight turbulence

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More than 30 people were injured when an Etihad Airways flight hit “severe and unexpected turbulence” flying into Indonesia, the airline said.

The flight from Abu Dhabi was about 45 minutes away from Jakarta on Wednesday when the turbulence hit.

The plane, an Airbus A330-200, landed safely after the incident, but 10 people were taken to hospital.

The United Arab Emirates’ national airline told AFP news agency the cabin luggage bins were damaged and passengers said oxygen masks were released during the shaking.

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