3 injured after turbulence hits American Eagle flight

An American Eagle plane landed at O’Hare airport with three injured passengers due to turbulence, Wednesday morning.

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American Eagle flight 3720 hit turbulence en route from New Orleans to Chicago, causing some passengers to be injured.

The plane landed at O’Hare around 9:30 a.m. and passengers were met by the Chicago Fire Department, according to an American Airlines spokeswoman.

The plane is a Bombardier CRJ-700 with 26 passengers and four crew members.

Chicago Fire Department says three passengers complained of head injuries.

One person was transported to the hospital, two others were treated at the scene.

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