Turbulence Injures Three on Mesa Airlines CRJ-900 Flight

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A Mesa Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 on behalf of American Airlines, performing flight from San Luis Potosi (Mexico) to Dallas Ft. Worth (USA) with 75 passengers and 4 crew, encountered turbulence, three people injured.

  • Aircraft was still descending towards Dallas Ft. Worth when the crew decided to divert to Austin (USA) due to weather conditions and traffic congestions at Dallas Ft. Worth Airport.
  • During the diversion to Austin the aircraft encountered turbulence causing three people to receive injuries.
  • The aircraft landed safely in Austin about 55 minutes after the decision to divert.
  • The airport reported a passenger and a flight attendant were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Another passenger was treated at the airport.

Source: avherald.com