American Airlines Flight 280 was forced to make an emergency landing at Narita international airport in Japan, early on December 17.
The plane heading from Seoul, South Korea, to Dallas, Texas, had to be diverted after it encountered severe turbulence.
The flight, carrying 255 people, landed at around 12:55 a.m. Authorities said atleast 14 people were injured due to turbulence. Five of them were shifted to hospital while the others were treated at the scene.
The Airline said in a statement, “American’s primary concern at this time is for our passengers and crew on board the airplane and our team in Narita is providing assistance.”