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7 injured by turbulence as China airliner approaches Sydney

AP  |  Sydney 

Officials say seven people were injured when a Chinese airliner hit turbulence at it approached Sydney airport.

Eastern Airlines general manager Kathy Zhang said five passengers and two crew members were taken to a hospital after Flight 777 from Kunming in landed today. She said all are in stable condition.

The Ambulance Service said in a statement that three complained of neck pain and the others suffered back pain, a minor head injury, a jaw laceration and a wrist injury.

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First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 16:13 IST