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33 injured after loss of cabin pressure forces emergency landing in Germany

IANS  |  Berlin 

Thirty-three people were injured after the cabin of a flight depressurized, leading the plane to plunge 9,000 meters and forcing an at Airport, said on Saturday.

flight FR7312, which was carrying 189 passengers, was headed from to the Croatian city of on Friday when it suffered a sudden "in-flight depressurization", forcing the crew to carry out an emergency landing, quoted a as saying.

"The passengers complained of severe headaches and ear pain, as well as nausea," a of said, adding that some of the passengers were left bleeding from the ears.

According to German media, some of the passengers have already been released from the hospital, while others are still receiving medical attention.

The "Flightradar24" webpage, a service that shows real-time flight information from around the world, registered how the Ryanair plane plunged from an altitude of 12,000 meters (more than 39,000 ft) to 3,000 meters (under 10,000 ft) in a matter of minutes.

The has not yet announced the cause of the loss of cabin pressure.



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First Published: Sun, July 15 2018. 06:16 IST