At least 29 people were injured during a restless flight from Istanbul to New York 's Kennedy Airport Saturday afternoon, according to the New York Fire Department.

Steve Coleman, spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, said that most of the passengers went to the hospital with bumps, bruises and cuts after the accident. landing of the plane, Saturday at 17:35. AND. A flight attendant had a broken leg, he said.

Initially, the New York Fire Department tweeted that rescuers treated 32 injured passengers at JFK Airport with non-life-threatening injuries.

An hour later, the FDNY confirmed that the total number of patients treated at JFK airport had decreased to 29 people.

An emergency situation was declared after the landing of the aircraft. A dozen ambulances were waiting at Terminal 1.

Most of the injured passengers were taken to the medical center of the Jamaican hospital. Two people were taken to the Queens Hospital Medical Center.

On board the Boeing 777, there were 329 people, including 21 crew members, according to ABC News.

Turkish Airlines Flight 1 encountered turbulence about 45 minutes before landing at New York Airport. The crew declared an emergency while the plane was still flying, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Earlier Saturday, there was a different problem on a flight that landed urgently at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey.

The smoke on the Air Transat 942 flight from Montreal to Fort Lauderdale (Florida) with 189 passengers prompted the airport to close all the runways briefly.

The pilot of the aircraft requested the emergency landing around 8:20, said Coleman, the spokesman for the port authority.

Two injuries unrelated to the smoke were reported. A person 's complaint of pain slipping into the chute is urgent. Another suffered, a panic attack, said Coleman.

No fire has been found and the cause of the smoke remains under investigation.

Both aircraft landed safely.

Contributor: Anthony Zurita, The (Bergen County, N.J.); The Associated Press.

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