Woman Survives After Getting Hit In The Head With A Plane Propeller

by
Emergency landing, plane crash, passenger hit in the head with a flying propeller – this story has it all.

Christina Kurylo is one lucky woman. Who else can survive a plane propeller crash through the plane wall and straight in to her head?

Well, she did.

Here is what the plane on her side looks like:

Lucky or not? You decide.

The incident happened when a Jazz Aviation commuter flight had to make an emergency landing as a tire blew during take-off and the propeller sliced through fuselage and into Kurylo’s head.

 She was rushed to the hospital and is fortunately on the mend.

“All of a sudden, something came crashing through my window and I got hit in the head,” Kurylo told a news reporter.

The rest of the passengers made it unharmed. Four had to be taken to the hospital but were in stable condition; one even recorded the panic in the cabin.

Here is a video showing it all:

Paramedics treated 67 passengers and four crew members, but fortunately it was more shock than physical injuries plaguing the victims.

“The Q-400, both the original and the next generation aircraft, are extremely robust," David Deveau, vice president of Jazz Aviation told a news channel. “So we have no concerns about the gear,” he added.

However in 2007, about 60 planes of the same model were grounded following several similar incidents.

Carbonated.TV
View Comments

Recommended For You

Organic Right Rail Article Thumbnails

People Also Read.