TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Five people were hurt on a United Airlines flight on Thursday night, according to Tampa International Airport officials.

Tampa airport officials said the five passengers were hurt aboard United Airlines flight 600 from Newark, New Jersey.

When the plane landed in Tampa around 11 p.m., the passengers were taken to a hospital for further examination or care, airport officials said.

Tampa International Airport did not say how the passengers were hurt. However, News Channel 8 received reports that the passengers were hurt when the plane hit turbulence.

News Channel 8 reached out to United Airlines for more information about the flight.

Check back for updates on this developing story.