NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It was an extremely bumpy ride for passengers heading to Miami Friday.
American Airlines Flight 1410 left LaGuardia Airport shortly after 8 a.m. and landed in Miami at 11:30 a.m.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Killed In Harlem Shooting, Another Fighting For His Life
About 40 minutes before landing, the flight encountered severe turbulence, the airline said in a statement.READ MORE: SEE IT: Mayor Adams, NYPD Commissioner Sewell On Killing Of NYPD Officer In Harlem: 'An Attack On The City Of New York'
“The seatbelt sign was on at the time. The flight landed without incident and safely taxied to the gate. Five passengers were evaluated by paramedics on arrival and were released. One flight attendant was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation,” American spokesperson Alexis Aran Coello said.MORE NEWS: With Tragic Shooting Of 2 Police Officers In Harlem, 5 NYPD Officers Have Been Shot In January
There were 159 people on board the Boeing 737.