Dozens hurt as New York-bound flight suffers severe turbulence

Dozens hurt as New York-bound flight suffers severe turbulence

Turkish Airlines Flight One, non-stop service from Istanbul landed at JFK Airport New York at 5.35pm Saturday night.

They said at least two dozen passengers and crew suffered various injuries.

"About 45 minutes prior to its landing at JFK, Turkish Airlines Flight 001 hit some severe turbulence", Coleman said. A flight attendant suffered a broken leg, Coleman said.

The plane landed at the airport at 5:35 p.m. ET, about 10 1/2 hours after leaving Istanbul.

Coleman says most of the passengers were treated inside an airport terminal.

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The Port Authority spokesman says other airport operations were not affected.

The plane was carrying more than 300 passengers and crew members. 28 passengers onboard and 2 cabin staff, who had sustained non-life threatening injuries, were taken to the hospital upon the flight's landing, for their overall control. Turkish Airlines officials were not immediately available for comment.

Earlier in the day, a plane operated by Canada's Air Transat made an emergency landing at another NY area airport - in Newark, New Jersey - after smoke was detected in the cargo hold, the company said.

Earlier Saturday, Newark Airport temporarily closed its runways after a flight from Montreal to Fort Lauderdale made an emergency landing with smoke in its cargo hold.

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