8 hospitalized after JetBlue flight B61256 hit severe turbulence approaching Fort Lauderdale, Florida from Guayaquil, Ecuador

JetBlue Airbus A320 200 (N569JB) Steven Marquez - AirTeamImages.com 

The NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) has opened an investigation into yesterday's turbulence incident on JetBlue flight B61256. The incident occurred during the cruise phase near Jamaica while the Airbus A320 was en route from Guayaquil, Ecuador, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

JetBlue flight B61256 from Guayaquil to Fort Lauderdale 

Eight people have been hospitalized after JetBlue flight B61256 experienced severe turbulence as it landed in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Monday (25). 

B61256 Flight Log

The Airbus A320 landed safely and was met by medical personnel. According to the airline, seven customers and one inflight crewmember were transported to the hospital for evaluation and treatment.


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