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1 DEAD AFTER TURBULENCE ON SINGAPORE AIRLINE FLIGHT FROM LONDON TO S’PORE

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has confirmed that one person has died after a flight from London to Singapore encountered severe turbulence. The incident occurred on Tuesday, May 21, on board a Boeing 777-300ER.

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Flight Details and Diversion

The flight, SQ321, departed from London’s Heathrow Airport at 10:38 pm local time on Monday. Due to the turbulence, the flight was diverted to Bangkok and landed at Suvarnabhumi Airport at 3:45 pm local time (4:45 pm Singapore time) on Tuesday.

SIA confirmed that there were injuries and one fatality on board the flight. The aircraft was carrying a total of 211 passengers and 18 crew members. The airline has not released any information regarding the nationality of the deceased or whether they were a passenger or crew member.

Assistance and Support

SIA has stated that their priority is to provide all possible assistance to the passengers and crew on board the aircraft. The airline is working with local authorities in Thailand to provide necessary medical assistance. Additionally, SIA is sending a team to Bangkok to provide any additional support needed.

Ongoing Investigation

This is a developing story, and further details are yet to be released. CNA has reached out to SIA for more information. As the investigation continues, updates will be provided to keep the public informed.

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The incident on SIA’s flight from London to Singapore has resulted in one fatality and several injuries due to severe turbulence. The airline is working closely with local authorities to provide necessary medical assistance and support to those affected. As the investigation continues, more information will be released to the public.

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