8 Injured as Orlando-Bound JetBlue Flight Hits Turbulence

Officials say at least eight passengers were injured when a JetBlue flight experienced turbulence while flying from San Juan, Puerto Rico; to Orlando, Florida.

JetBlue spokesman Doug McGraw tells NBC affiliate WESH in Orlando that medical personnel met the flight when it arrived at Orlando International Airport at 8:52 p.m. Monday.

He says eight people were taken to a hospital for further evaluation.

No further details were immediately available.

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