Five injured due to ‘severe turbulence’ on United Airlines flight UA128 into Houston

Following the Hawaiin Airlines incident near Honolulu, United Airlines flight UA128 arrived at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston at 5:28 a.m. local time on December 19 after arriving on an overnight flight from Río de Janeiro.

United AIrlines issued this statement:

“United flight UA128 encountered unexpected turbulence while en route to Houston. Upon arrival, two passengers and three crew members were met by medical personnel and taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.”

The flight was operated with Boeing 767-322 ER N651UA (msn 25389).

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