27 people injured on Continental 767-200 flight

Continental Airlines’ (Houston) flight CO 128 operating with Boeing 767-224 ER N76156 (msn 30435) with 168 passengers and crew from Rio de Janeiro to Houston (Bush Intercontinental) diverted and made an emergency landing at Miami after hitting clear air turbulence en route. The airliner landed safely at MIA at 0545 local time Monday. 27 passengers and crew were injured with five being transported to area hospitals. Four are listed as “serious” in local hospitals. Passengers are being rebooked on other flights to Houston.

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