ALERT Several China Eastern passengers injured after flight #MU777 to Sydney hit heavy heavy turbulence

b9df5c49c9b030c27af3eb3424a36a91Several passengers have been injured after a China Eastern flight from Kunming/Wujiaba hit heavy turbulence coming in to Sydney International Airport.

Passengers described their horror as the China Eastern plane Flight #MU777 suddenly dropped, resulting in multiple injuries including three who suffered neck injuries, one a lacerate jaw and another a broken wrist. The two others were left with a back injury and minor head wound.

Emergency crews treated five passengers and two crew members as the plane landed after 2pm.

There were 212 passengers on the flight. The airline has set up a hotline for any concerned family members and the airline will provide regular updates to its website. HOTLINE: 0416 791 968