Kennedy Airport, NY (March 10, 2019) – Severe turbulence caused injuries in up to 30 people in an incident that took place yesterday afternoon at the Kennedy Airport.
Allegedly 28 people were taken to the Jamaica Hospital Medical Center after the plane touched down at 5:35 p.m. Two people were taken to the Queens Hospital Medical Center with the most serious injuries, but many had injuries like bumps, bruises, cuts, and broken bones.
Many of the people involved in the accident were treated inside an airport terminal. The turbulence was encountered roughly 45 minutes before landing at the airport. The crew found the passengers with injuries and declared it an emergency while they were in the air.
The plane was carrying over 300 people at the time.
Plane Accidents in New York
Plane accidents happen for many reasons. In cases where turbulence is at play, it is not unheard of for many passengers to receive injuries. We would like to take this time to extend our sympathies to those involved in this accident with the hopes that they will receive a full recovery from their serious injuries. New York plane accidents are not an easy thing to overcome and can be quite frightening to those involved, but we are here for you in your time of need.
At Hach & Rose, our experienced New York accident attorneys are here after you have received a variety of injuries in an accident caused by another party. We understand that you have many rights and are here for you if you have suffered from injuries at the hands of another party. If you have been injured and need our assistance, please reach out to us at 212-779-0057 for more information.
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