What turbulence did to injure 37 people aboard the Air Canada flight

HONOLULU (KHON2) — Experts say clear air turbulence can happen suddenly and without warning.

“Clear air turbulence is much harder to figure out that it’s coming. There are really advanced ground radars that can pick up changes in wind shear and that type of thing, but most airplanes don’t really have much warning for that type of thing,” said Aviation Expert Peter Forman.

“There was nothing,” said Air Canada flight passenger Anita. “There was no warning and next thing, I’m thrown up into the ceiling where I’ve split open my head.”

But to hit it over this spot of the Pacific Ocean isn’t common.

“In my recollection, this might be the first time we’ve had a report of severe turbulence in this…

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