A total of 29 patients were assessed on the scene for non-life threatening injuries just before 6 p.m.
The flight originated from Istanbul, Turkey. FDNY and Port Authority Police are on the scene.
FAA released a statement saying,
Turkish Airlines Flight 1, Boeing 777 landed safely at John F. Kennedy International Airport at 5:35 pm after declaring an emergency and reporting that several passengers were injured when the aircraft encountered turbulence. Check with the Port Authority of NY and NJ for information about the number of injuries and medical response to the aircraft after the landed. The flight originated in Istanbul.
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