one dead and several injured due to strong turbulence on a flight between London and Singapore

one dead and several injured due to strong turbulence on a flight between London and Singapore
one dead and several injured due to strong turbulence on a flight between London and Singapore

In total, there were 211 passengers and 18 crew members on board, the airline said in a statement posted on Facebook.

One person died and several were injured by “strong turbulence” registered in a Singapore Airlines flight from London to Singaporewhich had to be diverted to bangkokthe company reported this Tuesday.

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On the flight from London to Singapore there were 211 passengers and 18 crew members

“We confirm that there were injuries and one death on board the Boeing 777-300ER. In total, there were 211 passengers and 18 crew members on board,” the airline said in a statement published in Facebook.

The company did not specify how many people were injured, nor their severity, and did not detail whether the deceased was a passenger or a crew member.

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Singapore Airlines reported that the flight SQ321which took off from heathrow airport in londonrecord “strong turbulence” and that was diverted to the capital of Thailandwhere it landed at 3:45 p.m. local time (08:45 GMT) on Tuesday.

“We are working with the authorities in Thailand to provide the necessary medical care and we send a team to bangkok to provide any additional assistance required,” the airline added.

According to data collected by FlightRadar24 and examined by The Associated Press (AP), the flight of Singapore Airlines initially maintained an altitude of 37,000 feet. However, she experienced a sudden and significant descent to 31,000 feet in approximately three minutes aboard the Boeing 777.

The aircraft remained at this altitude for almost ten minutes before descending rapidly and landing on bangkok in less than half an hour.

 
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