5 affected passengers on Singapore Airlines flight from PH—airline

5 affected passengers on Singapore Airlines flight from PH--airline

Ambulances are seen at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok, Thailand where a London-Singapore flight that encountered severe turbulence was diverted to Tuesday, May 21, 2024. The plane apparently plummeted for a number of minutes before it was diverted to Bangkok, where emergency crews rushed to help injured passengers amid stormy weather, Singapore Airlines said Tuesday. —Associated Press

BANGKOK, Thailand — Singapore Airlines has confirmed the nationalities of the affected passengers on Flight SQ321 that encountered severe turbulence in the air while flying from London to Singapore. The affected passengers are:

There were a total of 211 passengers and 18 crew on board.

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Senior hospital staff confirmed that 71 people were taken to Samitivej Srinakarin Hospital, The Straits Times’ Indochina bureau chief Tan Hui Yee said.

Six passengers were seriously injured, 39 were moderately injured and 26 had minor injuries, the hospital said.

Some are undergoing surgery tonight.