Severe turbulence hits Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 on approach towards New York JFK; 29 injured

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On 9 March, a Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 (TC-JJG) operating flight TK1 from Istanbul to New York JFK encountered severe turbulence about 40 minutes before landing. The aircraft carried 326 passengers and 18 crew members and safely landed at JFK airport.

More than two dozen people were injured and at least ten were taken to a hospital,” officials announced. Passengers suffered injuries varyiing from a broken leg, cuts and bruises.

Emergency services rushed to terminal 1 at JFK airport to give the necessary assistance to all the injured.

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