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What causes turbulence and do you need to worry about it?

By Carrie Hutchinson
Updated March 14 2024 - 5:42pm, first published 9:57am

Everyone's been there. The flight attendants have dimmed the lights, you've fussed with your pillow and are just about to nod off. Then the whole plane judders, seems to drop in mid-air, and the Fasten Seatbelts sign bongs on.

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