HONOLULU (KHON2) — A Hawaiian Airlines flight that hit severe turbulence, left several passengers and crewmembers injured.

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This happened on Thursday, about five hours into a Honolulu-bound flight from Sydney, Australia.

The carrier said, four passengers and 3 flight attendants were treated by a doctor onboard. The plane landed safely back at Sydney airport with several of the injured receiving further treatment.

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Hawaiian said, the plane was inspected and departed again two-and-a-half hours later.