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Injuries force turbulence-rocked JetBlue flight to land

RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA -- A JetBlue plane was forced to make an unexpected landing Thursday evening after 22 passengers and two crew members were injured during turbulence, reports CBS Sacramento.

Flight 429, from Boston to Sacramento, landed in Rapid City, South Dakota shortly before 7:30 p.m. local time.

The airline says the injured were transported to a hospital for evaluation.

JetBlue says it sent personnel to assist the injured, and a replacement aircraft was flown to Rapid City to take the rest of the passengers on to Sacramento.

Rhonda Renee, who said she was on the flight, posted an image on Twitter that appeared to show an injured passenger:

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