FEAR

When Turbulence Broke My Body

The Flight Attendant Diaries

Janna Barrett
Globetrotters
Published in
9 min readMar 18, 2024

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All images by Janna Barrett

The scariest thing about flights that go wrong is not the emergency itself. It’s the fact that those flights start off just like all the others. Every subsequent flight forces you to reckon with the memories of a real-life jump-scare.

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Janna Barrett
Globetrotters

Artist and Flight Attendant based in DC. I write and draw about my experiences as a travel professional. Follow for adventure and emotion!