Six Injured by Turbulence on International Flight

Six members of a flight crew suffered injuries on Sunday when an American Airlines flight en route to Miami from Brazil hit extreme turbulence, an airline official said.

The incident occurred on Flight 980, when the plane was suddenly hit with rough turbulence that injured six crew members – sending five of them to the hospital.

An emergency room doctor who was on board the plane helped treat the injured before the plane landed in Miami.

 

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