Turbulence Injures Passengers on Dublin-Bound Flight

Pilots lost control of the aircraft after flight from Newark encountered severe turbulence.
1:49 | 10/21/13

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The latest on the scare in midair. Severe turbulence walloping a passenger jet on a transatlantic fight. David kerley has the latest. Reporter: The frightening situation. Passengers found out what can happen suddenly when their jet hit turbulence. We hit a pretty bad downdraft. We have some passengers hurt so we need some ambulance to meet the flight. Reporter: This morning, the dramatic moments from the cockpit of united flight 23, as the plane full odd people, tossed around by a huge downdraft on sunday. We would like to have the trucks standing by. Reporter: By truck, he means ambulance. The seat belt light was on for the 129 passengers from newark but some were still injured. United-3, do you reckon one or more ambulances you need? It would be as many as 6 or so people so it would be a lot of ambulances. Reporter: We have seen on other flights what happens. Like on this jetblue flight over new york. As for sunday's flight, the injured passengers were not the only problem. The pilots told air traffic control they were getting warning signals about trouble with the aircraft. United 2-3, are any of those people hurt? Seriously hurt? We are not sure because we're still working on the hydraulic problem. Reporter: The jet landed safely in dublin. Only one passenger was taken to the hospital and was released. Seven other passengers treated at the airport. Another reminder of how unpredict tbl turbulences can be when you're in flight. A double whammy for the pilots. Now to the latest on the

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