eight people were hospitalized after result injured by experimenting turbulence aboard a flight of American Airlinesin USA.
The events occurred Wednesday afternoon on flight 3609, which left Tampain Florida, bound for Nashvilleen Tennessee.
according to the platform FlightAwarethe aircraft operated by American Airlines diverted and landed at 3:18 p.m. at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, in Alabama.
spokesmen for the airline They confirmed to local media that the diversion was made so that the passengers who were injured by the strong turbulence during the flight.
Between the wounded there are six passengers and two assistants flightalthough initially it was believed that there were more than 10 injured.
In the aircraft of American Airlines 52 passengers were travelling, two pilots and two flight attendants. flight.
After landing, firefighters from Birmingham The travelers were treated on the tarmac and the six were transferred to a hospital in the region to undergo additional medical examination.
So far, the type of injuries that people presented due to the turbulence.
The rest of the passengers were transferred to Nashville in a flight which was sent hours later to Alabama.