Severe turbulence on a London-Singapore flight: 20 people in intensive care in Bangkok

Twenty people who traveled aboard 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, facilities announced on Wednesday.

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 experienced “extreme and sudden turbulence” at 11,000 meters above Myanmar ten hours after takeoff on Tuesday, rising suddenly and diving several times.

According to a passenger, people on board were thrown into the cabin with such force that their skulls hit the ceiling, causing significant head injuries to dozens of people.

The plane, which was carrying 211 passengers and 18 crew members, made an emergency landing at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, where medical staff carried the injured on stretchers to ambulances waiting on the tarmac .

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