London-Singapore flight: 20 people still in intensive care in a Bangkok hospital

After “severe turbulence” occurred during a flight from London to Singapore on Tuesday, May 21, 20 people are currently in intensive care in Bangkok.

Twenty people who traveled on board the Singapore Airlines flight which experienced turbulence before an emergency landing in Bangkok on Tuesday are in intensive care in hospitals in the Thai capital, establishments announced on Wednesday, May 22.

A hundred people injured

The patients from Australia, Britain, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and the Philippines were in intensive care units at Samitivej Srinakarin and Samitivej Sukhumvit hospitals, a spokesperson said. word from the hospital group to AFP.

Singapore Airlines Flight SQ321, which was carrying 211 passengers and 18 crew members, experienced extreme and sudden turbulence at 11,000 meters above Myanmar ten hours after takeoff, rising suddenly and diving several times.

A 73-year-old British passenger died on board the London-Singapore plane and 104 other people on board were injured. On Wednesday, 131 passengers and 12 crew members, a majority of those on the plane, were finally able to land in Singapore via another flight.

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