Mesa CRJ9 near Austin on Dec 26th 2018, turbulence injures two
Last Update: December 27, 2018 / 19:40:56 GMT/Zulu time
The airline reported the crew decided to divert to Austin due to weather and traffic congestion at Dallas Ft. Worth Airport. During the diversion the aircraft encountered turbulence. The passengers were taken to hotels and were taken to Dallas the following day.
The airport reported a passenger and a flight attendant were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Another passenger was treated at the airport.
The aircraft remained on the ground for about 17 hours before returning to service.
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