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    Exclamation American Airlines AA206 -Miami-Milan Diverted to Canada, Reported Injuries On Board

    Canadian newspaper The Telegram reports there are five ambulances at the airport, and "there are people with serious injuries on board".

    http://www.9news.com.au/world/2016/0...yuQit0B433v.99

    Flight diverted to St. Johnís; injuries reported

    http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Loca...ies-reported/1

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    Quote Originally Posted by PrimeSuspect View Post
    Canadian newspaper The Telegram reports there are five ambulances at the airport, and "there are people with serious injuries on board".

    http://www.9news.com.au/world/2016/0...yuQit0B433v.99

    Flight diverted to St. Johnís; injuries reported

    http://www.thetelegram.com/News/Loca...ies-reported/1
    From the above 9news.com.au link:



    Flight AA206 diverted towards Canada while en route to Milan from Miami. (Flight Radar 24)
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    Turbulence. Wonder if any injuries are lap babies?
    So important to take baby's car seat on the plane....
    And keep your seat belt fastened while seated.

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    Update says 4 passengers and 3 crew.
    Guessing flight attendants and people going to the lavatory.

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    From the above link:

    "American Airlines Flight 206 took off from Miami at 3 p.m. local time and was en route to Milan when the jet hit “severe” turbulence. The seatbelt light was on at the time, the airline said.

    Capt. Bertrand Lecocq, the pilot, said the rough air was likely from the remnants of the massive storm that just hit the northeastern U.S."

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    That link Confirmed 3 flight attendants and 4 passengers.

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    Passengers described chaotic scenes when turbulence hit.

    "It rolled on its side. Everything went flying. It was pretty intense," passenger Karen Case told CNN partner CBC in Canada.

    Case said the plane dipped two times. "I really thought that was it," he said.

    Terrified passengers screamed while others grasped for oxygen masks, Gustavo Canda told CBC. Others passed out.

    http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/24/us/ame...ted/index.html

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    Wow they must have been so terrified
    I speak fluently in reaction gifs.



    "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

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    Just glad they are here to BE terrified.
    With turbulence that severe they are lucky the plane wasn't damaged.




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