SAA Turbulence: WhatsApp conversation between two brothers will leave you warm and fuzzy

2014-07-18 11:03

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"My brother was on the flight to Hog Kong that experienced severe turbulence.

Both him and his colleague hit their heads on the bulkhead below the overhead luggage compartment causing damage to the panels and the emergency masks to dislodge.

They both suffered minor whiplash and were in an obvious state of shock for some time after the event.

See my WhatsApp chat with him below:

16:07, 16 Jul - Shayne Butler: Howzit. Just heard about your flight. Are you ok!?

16:08, 16 Jul - Dean Butler: Ya all good..was hectic hit my head on the roof but Im 100s

16:08, 16 Jul - Dean Butler: Did you see it on the on news

24 16:09, 16 Jul - Shayne Butler: Did you make a hole in the roof? There are pics on news24 of the plane with a hole in the roof!

16:09, 16 Jul - Dean Butler: Ya a small hole...will send some pics now

16:10, 16 Jul - Dean Butler: 16:10, 16 Jul - Shayne Butler: Ja, it's all over the news, hectic. How did you cope with the connecting flight?

16:11, 16 Jul - Dean Butler: I was fine actually

16:11, 16 Jul - Shayne Butler: Shit, is that where u hit your head?

16:11, 16 Jul - Dean Butler: Big one is from Byron

16:11, 16 Jul - Dean Butler: The small chip is from me

16:12, 16 Jul - Shayne Butler: Unreal! Are your colleagues all ok?

16:13, 16 Jul - Shayne Butler: What time is it there? Musst be quite late.

16:15, 16 Jul - Dean Butler: Its 22:15

16:15, 16 Jul - Dean Butler: Ya they also fine

16:16, 16 Jul - Shayne Butler: Glad to hear. Have a good night and hope the rest of the trip goes well. Cheers

16:16, 16 Jul - Dean Butler: Shot cheers

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