CHICAGO — The Chicago Fire Department says three passengers have suffered head injuries as a result of turbulence on an American Eagle flight from New Orleans to Chicago.
On its official media Twitter feed, the Fire Department says it responded to a call after Flight 3720 landed Wednesday at O'Hare International Airport. The department says it took one of the hurt passengers to a hospital; the two others did not want to go.
According to the flight tracking website FlightAware.com, the flight landed at O'Hare at about 9:30 a.m. The website says the aircraft is a Bombardier CRJ-700, a regional jet.
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American Airlines spokeswoman Mary Frances Fagan says the plane was carrying 26 passengers and four crew members. She says the aircraft ran into turbulence on its descent into Chicago.