A United Airlines flight from Houston, Texas to London Heathrow was hit by severe turbulence overnight and diverted to Shannon Airport.

There are reports of 12 passengers and crew being taken to hospital.

According to the Irish Examiner, 11 have now been discharged

The aircraft involved – a B767-300 – had 207 passengers and 13 crew members on board.

Flight UA880 departed George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) – Terminal E at 15:14 on 30 August

It was due to arrive at Heathrow at 06:55 BST.

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