Turbulence injures three flight attendants on flight to Miami

 Tuesday, January 24, 2012


Three American Airlines flight attendants were injured Sunday when a flight bound for Miami, Florida, encountered severe turbulence. Flight 980 from Recife, Brazil to Miami was carrying 167 passengers. No passengers were injured, according to American Airlines spokesman Tim Smith. Three of six flight attendants on board were injured. The turbulence hit about two hours into the flight, passengers told CNN affiliate WFOR. "Everything was fine and the next minute the plane just fell, a huge drop," passenger Gillas Correa told WFOR.
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