Terrifying In-flight Experience: Camila Alves McConaughey Shares Her Story

Last night, the wife of famous actor Matthew McConaughey, Camila Alves, had a harrowing experience while flying on a Lufthansa plane.

by Faruk Imamovic
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Terrifying In-flight Experience: Camila Alves McConaughey Shares Her Story

Last night, the wife of famous actor Matthew McConaughey, Camila Alves, had a harrowing experience while flying on a Lufthansa plane. The flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Virginia, instead of its intended destination of Frankfurt, Germany, after being hit by severe turbulence.

In a post on her Instagram account, Mrs. McConaughey shared details of the event and expressed her gratitude for the kindness shown by Lufthansa and Marriott Bonvoy.

Severe Turbulence Leads to Emergency Landing

According to Camila Alves McConaughey, the flight she was on dropped almost 4,000 feet and seven passengers had to be taken to the hospital.

"The plane was a chaos, and the turbulence kept on coming," she wrote. A Twitter user named Stryker Fadhel, whose wife was also on the flight, added that the turbulence came as a surprise because the seat belt signs were not on, and that the plane was struck by lightning, causing it to drop 1,000 feet and then rise again.

Gratitude for Kindness and Accommodation

Despite the frightening experience, Camila Alves McConaughey thanked Lufthansa and Marriott Bonvoy for their kindness and hospitality. "On Flight last night,I was told plane dropped almost 4000 feet, 7 people went to the hospital, Everything was flying everywhere.

To respect the privacy of those around me that’s all I am showing but the plane was a CHAOS And the turbulence keep on coming. The @lufthansa flight you are seeing on the news today!!!! Yes…that one. Thank God everyone was safe and ok.

I must say everyone @marriottbonvoy by the airport of Washington where we had to divert to and spend the night was so kind! @officiallymcconaughey and I made it to the bar with 1 minute before closing…slept well, getting on new flight today, To the journey I continue… Karin Lacy was a savior with me until 1am working on new flights!!!" she wrote.

She also expressed gratitude for the efforts of Karin Lacy, who worked with her until 1 a.m. to secure new flights for the passengers.

Camila Alves McConaughey's in-flight experience was a terrifying one, but she and the other passengers were fortunate to have made it through safely, and to have received kindness and support from Lufthansa and Marriott Bonvoy.

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