updated 5/26/2009 5:19:56 PM ET 2009-05-26T21:19:56

A Brazilian jet liner traveling from Miami ran into rough turbulence, injuring 21 people on board.

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Passengers said the plane twice went into a sharp dive Monday night, slamming people into the ceiling of the cabin. Three people suffered broken bones.

TAM flight 8095 landed safely in Sao Paulo about 30 minutes later, the airline said Tuesday.

Three people remained hospitalized.

TAM Linhas Aereas SA is Brazil's biggest airline.

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