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Singapore Airlines Encounters Severe Turbulence, One Dead, 30 Injured

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Singapore Airlines Flight SQ321, en route from London to Singapore, encountered severe turbulence, resulting in one fatality and injuries to approximately 30 passengers. The Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, carrying 211 passengers and 18 crew members, was forced to make an emergency landing in Bangkok, Thailand.

According to flight-tracking data, the plane experienced a sudden drop from its cruising altitude of 37,000 feet to 31,000 feet within just five minutes. Passengers reported a harrowing experience as the aircraft shook violently, causing injuries and damage onboard. The deceased passenger’s identity has not been disclosed.

Details surrounding the cause of the turbulence and the identity of the deceased passenger are still emerging. However, Singapore Airlines has confirmed the fatality and injuries. The airline is expected to release a statement shortly providing more information and outlining their response to the incident.

Singapore Airlines expressed its condolences to the victim’s family and is cooperating with Thai authorities to provide necessary medical assistance. The injured passengers received treatment both at hospitals and at the airport. Investigations into the cause of the turbulence are ongoing.

Stay tuned for further updates on this developing situation.

Disclaimer: This article is based on publicly available information and does not constitute legal advice or opinion.1

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