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11 aboard Atlanta-bound Delta flight injured when plane experiences ‘severe turbulence’

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Eleven people on a Delta flight were injured when the plane experienced “severe turbulence” before landing in Atlanta Tuesday night.

The injured included passengers and crew members aboard Delta Flight 175 from Milan, the airline told WANF in a statement.

They were taken to the hospital upon landing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and none of their injuries were considered life-threatening, a spokesperson told the outlet.


Passengers who were aboard the Atlanta-bound flight sent Fox this photo of inside the plane that suffered severe turbulence.
Passengers who were aboard the Atlanta-bound flight suffered severe turbulence.
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Passengers injured on the Delta flight were taken to the hospital upon landing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, though no injuries were considered life-threatening.
Passengers injured on the Delta flight were taken to the hospital upon landing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, though no injuries were considered life-threatening.
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The plane, which was carrying 151 passengers and 14 crew members, arrived in Atlanta as severe weather was hitting the area, the report said.

“Our priority is taking care of our customers and crew who sustained injuries,” Delta said in a statement.

“We are grateful for the first responders who met the aircraft to provide medical attention and who are transporting the injured to [the] hospital.”

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