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A Boeing 737 diverted to Denver on Monday evening after encountering severe turbulence.

American Airlines Flight #AA1296 from San Diego to Chicago ORD landed at Denver International Airport at 0130 UTC.

There were 148 passengers and six crew members on board which landed without incident. Medical services greeted the plane and five passengers asked for medical evaluations, and two were taken to a hospital.

American Airlines Flight #AA1296 continued its route at 0442 UTC and landed at Chicago ORD at 0628 UTC.

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