Hawaiian Airlines encounters ‘severe’ turbulence, at least 11 people seriously injured on flight
A flight from Phoenix to Hawaii was rocked by severe turbulence on Dec. 18 some 30 minutes from Honolulu and nearly a dozen people were seriously injured.
Five people were taken to the hospital after a flight experienced "unexpected turbulence" on its way to Houston from Rio de Janeiro, United Airlines says.
United Airlines flight 128 arrived at George Bush Intercontinental Airport at 5:30 a.m. Monday, FOX 26 Houston reports.
The airline confirmed to the TV station that two passengers and three crew members sustained minor injuries during the flight.
They were met by medical personnel once on the ground at the Houston airport prior to being taken to the hospital.
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