Heavy Turbulence Forced US Airways Flight from Philadelphia to Return-5 Injured

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
By George Hatcher

US AirwaysA US Airways flight, which left Philadelphia International Airport at 4 p.m. on Sunday returned shortly due to heavy turbulence.

The incident happened when the plane was carrying 300 passengers to Orlando.

Five people were injured: a 10-year-old child complained of head pain and was taken to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, a female with head and back injuries was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, a 43-year-old male with knee pain was taken to Methodist Hospital, a flight attendant with neck and back injuries was taken to Fitzgerald Mercy Hospital, and the fifth injured person refused any medical treatment.

The US Airways is inspecting the plane for any possible damages.

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