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6:56 PM, Feb 17, 2014   |    comments
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KUSA - A United Airlines flight from Denver to Billings, Mont. ran into severe turbulence Monday morning. Three crew members and a number of passengers were injured.

Flight 1676 arrived in Billings at 1:23 p.m. The flight hit the turbulence upon descent.

A spokesman for United said there were 114 passengers and crew members onboard the Boeing 737-700 aircraft.

In a statement released Monday afternoon, spokesman Luke Punzenberger says the airline's "primary focus is assisting out employees and passengers who were injured,and our flight safety team will review what happened."

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