United Flight 1031 was met with 80 mile an hour winds on it’s flight from Panama City, Panama to Houston, Texas causing severe turbulence.

10 passengers were injured during this incident, including Carlos Padron, who left the flight with a scab after hitting his head. Padron told news reporters that many passengers were crying during amidst the pandemonium.

The plane was met by paramedics on the runway once it had landed, and passengers were evacuated using wheelchairs and stretchers. Several were then transported to the hospital.

If you were injured on a flight, remember to seek appropriate medical care first, and to keep good records of your interactions with medical providers.

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