Air Canada Boeing 777 hits unexpected turbulence, 30 injured

Daily Newsletter | July 12, 2019
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Eric Lindblad, Vice President and General Manager of the 737 program, which includes the MAX, is leaving Boeing in the middle of a crisis lasting since mid-March following two crashes that killed 346 people.
An Air Canada Boeing 777-200 operating from Vancouver (Canada) to Sydney (Australia) was hit by unexpected turbulence on July 11, 2019. Thirty-seven people were injured, out of which nine more seriously. The plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Honolulu (Hawaii).
The new flight tracking technology of Aireon, which provides information about the location and position of aircraft anywhere in the world, has been launched in Ireland.
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