American Airlines flight 280 from Seoul to Dallas/Fort Worth encounters severe turbulence, five people transported to Tokyo hospital

American flight AA 280 ICN-DFW (Brian Curtis)(LR)

American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) flight AA 280 from Seoul (Incheon) to Dallas/Fort Worth) encountered severe turbulence shortly after its departure. The flight crew diverted the Boeing 777 to Tokyo (Narita) for medical attention. Four passengers and one crew member were transported to local hospitals.

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Above Twitter photo by Brian Curtis.

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