EMERGENCY American Airlines #AA206 from Miami to Milan diverted to St. John’s after turbulence causes multiple injuries

A Milan-bound American Airlines plane from Miami faced severe turbulence late Sunday, leading to seven people being injured. The Boeing 767, carrying 192 passengers and 11 crew members, had to make an emergency landing in Newfoundland, Canada. The seat belt sign was switched on after the turbulence began, according to reports.

The plane landed safely landed in the East Coast Canadian province, where paramedics were ready to tend to those on board. A spokesman for American Airlines, Ross Feinstein, said that 3 flight attendants and 4 passengers were injured and they were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, the Associated Press reported. However, he added that he didn’t think their injuries were life-threatening..