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29 injured after turbulence on flight from Istanbul to New York

10 March 2019 [17:10] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend

At least 29 people were treated for minor injuries after encountering turbulence Saturday on a Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul to New York, authorities said, Trend reported citing NBC.

New York Fire Department spokesman Michael Parrella said the travelers had been treated at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

The injuries were mostly bumps and bruises, officials said.

Turkish Airlines flight 001 experienced severe turbulence as it traveled to JFK with 326 passengers and 21 crew members on board, NBC News affiliate WNBC in New York reported.

The plane landed at 5:35 p.m. and stopped at Terminal 1.


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