BULLETIN: Dozens of Passengers Injured on Hawaiian Airlines Flight

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DEVELOPING STORY: At least 36 passengers were injured Sunday, including 11 seriously, after a Hawaiian Airlines flight hit severe turbulence just before landing in Honolulu. Watch video below.

Hawaiian Airlines Flight 35 from Phoenix to Honolulu hit severe turbulence about a half-hour before landing. A mass casualty incident was declared at the airport.

“The turbulence sent some passengers flying out of their seats and at least one hit the ceiling,” Hawaii News Now reports.

A passenger on board posted video of the aftermath and reported that one person had a broken neck. Others were seen bleeding from the head and face.

A photo taken inside the cabin shows damage to a ceiling panel and video shows passengers being rushed into a nearby hospital.

Paramedics and emergency medical technicians treated passengers — ranging in age from 14 months to adults — for a long list of injuries, including serious head injuries, cuts, bruises and loss of consciousness.

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The airline released a statement:

“Hawaiian Airlines flight 35 from Phoenix to Honolulu today encountered severe turbulence shortly before arrival. The Airbus A330 aircraft carrying 278 passengers and 10 crewmembers landed safely in Honolulu about 10:50 a.m. Several passengers and crewmembers were treated for minor injuries at the airport. Thirteen passengers and three crewmembers were transported to area hospitals for further care. The airline is supporting all affected passengers and employees and will provide additional information as it becomes available.”

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