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TODAY   |  February 19, 2014

Another air turbulence incident injures passengers

A number of passengers were injured aboard a Cathay Pacific plane from San Francisco to Hong Kong when the plane hit turbulence over Japan. This is the second day in a row that turbulence has sent fliers to the hospital.

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>>> a row, severe turbulence sent several airplane passengers to the hospital. this time it happened from san francisco to hong kong . nine people were injured tuesday night when the plane hit turbulence over japan. one passenger said the rough air lasted about two minutes and felt like a roller coaster. said some passengers were thrown out of their seat and hit overhead bins. the incident comes after five people were hurt when a united airlines flight hit severe turbulence over montana on monday.