Photo: © Raimond Spekking
United Boeing 737-800 performing flight from Panama City to Houston was enroute about 80nm east of Cancun (Mexico) when the aircraft encountered turbulence causing injuries to 9 passengers and one cabin crew.
The aircraft continued to Houston for a safe landing about 80 minutes later. Emergency services transported 9 passengers and one cabin crew to hospitals, a number of them on stretchers and with neck braces.
The FAA reported the aircraft was enroute about 80nm east of Cancun when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence.
The airline reported 9 passengers and one cabin crew were taken to hospitals.