Turbulence injures 3 on flight out of N.O.

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WWL-TV) - A New Orleans news station reports three people were injured during a flight that left the Crescent City Wednesday morning bound for Chicago.

According to WWL-TV, American Airlines officials said the flight encountered severe turbulence during its decent.

The station added the American Eagle plane safely landed at Chicago's O'Hare airport.

There were 18 passengers and four crew members on the flight.

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