20 Passengers Hurt By Severe Turbulence On South African Airways Flight

(KPIX 5) — Passengers survived severe turbulence on a South African Airways flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong.

Twenty people were hurt, two of them seriously.

One witness reported a baby had flown out of a bassinet that was caught by her mother.

Twitter user NSK_CPT tweeted a picture of damage left when a passenger hit his head during the South African Airways flight.

In February, a Cathay-Pacific flight from SFO to Hong Kong hit severe turbulence, injuring nine passengers.

https://twitter.com/NSK_CPT/status/489327741611671552

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