Flight AI 462 had taken off from Amritsar for Delhi on Thursday when the Boeing 787 Dreamliner encountered 10 to 15 minutes of turbulence as it climbed from 8,000 to 21,000 feet, the Times of India reported.
The Air India aircraft was rocked by turbulence shortly after take-off because the aircraft reached 15,000ft after which lasted almost half of its journey. Three passengers sustained minor injuries in the flight and some overhead oxygen masks also got deployed. The flight had over 240 passengers when the incident happened. The blast shattered a window, killing a passenger, in the first USA passenger airline fatality since 2009. Airport sources said it was possible the passenger had not fastened her seat belt.
The footage shows a flight attendant with the window panel in her hands, and she attempts to press the window back into place.
"The person suffered injuries".
Senior Air India air safety experts looking into the incident said "clear air turbulence appears to the preliminary cause", according to NDTV.
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She then attends to the window seat passenger - a middle aged woman - and pats the lady's head, which presumably had been assaulted by the window in its mad dash for freedom.
At least two passengers can be seen receiving attention from the cabin crew although it is not apparent what for.
One of the three passengers received stitches while the other two received minor injuries.
The video of the incident shared by ANI show how terrified all the passengers were.
The government in April began proceedings to sell 76 percent stake in the country's debt-laden national carrier, Air India. The engine cracked and a piece of shrapnel came through the aircraft window causing a loss of cabin pressure.
"Our emergency response and angels took care of the three injured passengers who were taken to a hospital on landing in Delhi".