21 Nov 2005

Turbulence on Air Tahiti Nui flight leaves one passenger with broken leg

4:36 pm on 21 November 2005

A passenger on an Air Tahiti Nui flight from New York has suffered a broken leg after the Airbus hit unexpected turbulence.

The Tahitipresse news agency says the plane was approaching Tahiti-Faaa airport when the incident occurred.

A flight attendant and six passengers who were to fly on to Sydney suffered minor injuries.