United A319 near Detroit on Nov 5th 2017, turbulence
Last Update: November 6, 2017 / 22:47:52 GMT/Zulu time
The aircraft was unable to continue service and remained on the ground in Detroit for about 21.5 hours.
A replacement A319-100 registration N459UA reached Pittsburgh with a delay of 4:45 hours.
Passengers described the flight as a "wildride", everything in the cabin including stuff in the seat pockets lifted off and even private pilots screamed.
At the time of the occurrence there was thunderstorm front with embedded tornados and microbursts crossing over Ohio and Michigan at the time of the encounter.
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