Fla. To NC Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Tampa

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Authorities say an Allegiant Air flight made an emergency landing at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport after a flight attendant was injured during turbulence.

The flight was en route from Fort Lauderdale to Asheville, North Carolina, on Monday when a flight attendant suffered head injuries during the turbulence.

Airport Operations Manager Lloyd Tillmann told the Tampa Bay Times ( ) the 147 passengers on board were taken off the plane while arrangements were made for another flight to North Carolina.

He says the flight attendant was taken to a hospital for treatment. Her condition wasn't immediately available.

No further details were immediately available.


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