August 29, 2023 | 12:06 p.m
Disturbing video showed passengers on a flight to the Spanish island of Majorca screaming as the plane shook violently during a storm, and the woman who shot her said she felt “reborn” because she had survived the storm.
Estella Orts, 25, who plays Captain Scarlet on Magaluf’s “Pirates Adventure Show,” was returning to the island from Alicante, Spain, on Sunday when she shot the wild shots over the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean.
“It was the first time in my life that it occurred to me that this was the case,” Orts said in an Instagram story, according to a translation. Published by Newsweek.
“The plane started to fall. People and children were screaming and sick. I couldn’t stop crying. I don’t know how long that moment lasted, but it felt like an eternity.”
“The pilot was able to stabilize the plane – it was like a roller coaster. “No one said anything over the loudspeaker what was going on, even when the situation stabilized,” Orts added.
Later the performer gave a shout out to the pilot.
“Today I was born again. I hope the captain reads this. Thank you, thank you for what you did today. The minutes felt endless, but in the end, it was just a panic,” she said.
Orts told Newsweek that she felt “vulnerable”.
“It was a situation that I couldn’t resolve, and my life depended on someone else, so I started shaking and I realized I was feeling a little anxious and I started crying,” she said.
She told the magazine: “The other passengers reacted because each one expressed their fear in a different way – some screamed, some cried, some vomited, some hugged each other, some laughed, and some seemed to be having fun.”
In the disturbing clip, a passenger seated behind Orts is seen grinning inappropriately in the chaos.
“Two turns around the island and it was impossible to get off. Suddenly we stopped seeing the island and started climbing. The pilot decided the best option was to return to Alicante.” Orts told the Mirror.
The powerful storm battered the popular holiday destination with winds of more than 75 miles per hour, sending beach chairs flying into the air and tourists racing for cover.
The P&O Cruises Britannia broke loose from its moorings and collided with a freighter near Palma, the capital of Mallorca.