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People thrown 'like little rag dolls' in JetBlue turbulence that injured more than 20

People thrown 'like little rag dolls' in JetBlue turbulence that injured more than 20

People were "thrown around like little rag dolls" when turbulence rocked a JetBlue flight from Massachusetts to California, a passenger said Friday, in an incident that left more than 20 people injured and forced an unscheduled landing in South Dakota.

The New York-based airline said Flight 429 was traveling from Boston to Sacramento with 146 passengers and five crew members on board Thursday evening, when it hit major turbulence and chaos ensued.

Passenger Rhonda Lynam said the plane began to rock as it went "right through a black cloud."

"It was like a movie. It was just crazy," Lynam said Friday morning from a hotel in Rapid City, South...

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