St. Louisan on flight struck by severe turbulence

December 18, 2014 1:51 AM

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Thanks to cell phone cameras, we're all citizen journalists. St. Louisan John Mitchell turned on his cell phone shortly after American Airlines Flight 280 hit severe turbulence Tuesday while traveling from Seoul, South Korea to Dallas. What he recorded was some heart pounding video as the jet rocked severely.

Mitchell is a self described frequent flier. In the past six years he's worked as an English teacher in South Korea. On Tuesday Mitchell was one of 240 passengers and 15 crew members aboard Flight 280.

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