The flight, which began at Reagan National in Washington, had severe turbulence and was attempting to land in heavy rain, according to news reports
None of the 145 passengers and six crew on board were killed, but 90 people were taken to local hospital where they were treated for broken bones, cuts and bruises as well as shock, according to Jamaican Information Minister Daryl Vaz.
An American Airlines spokeswoman, Andrea Huguely, said at least three people were kept at the hospitals for observation and treatment. Others were treated and released.
Below are photos from American Airlines AA331and the video:
Officials examine the wreckage of American Airlines flight AA331, which crashed upon landing at Kingston's Norman Manley International Airport, late December 22, 2009. Credit: REUTERS/Andrew P. Smith