At least 15 passengers were injured, after an Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A330-200, flight AR-1303 encountered severe turbulence.
The flight AR-1303 from Miami,Florida (USA) to Buenos Aires Ezeiza,BA (Argentina) with 192 passengers, was flying at FL390 about 90nm north of Rio Branco, in Brazil, encountered severe turbulence.
The captain reported 10 to 15 injuries on board of the aircraft and requested medical services available upon arrival in Buenos Aires. The aircraft continued to Buenos Aires for a safe landing about 3:55 hours later. 8 passengers were taken to a hospital.