Death on a London-Singapore flight: global warming makes turbulence more frequent

Death on a London-Singapore flight: global warming makes turbulence more frequent
Death on a London-Singapore flight: global warming makes turbulence more frequent

A Singapore Airlines Boeing was caught in unexpected air turbulence. One passenger died, around thirty were injured. These disturbances are increasing thanks to global warming.


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By Anthéa Mariani (St.)

Published on 05/21/2024 at 6:19 p.m.
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UNo one has died on board a flight from London to Singapore following violent turbulence, Singapore Airlines said on Tuesday. During the incident, 30 other passengers were also injured. Victim of “strong turbulence”, the Boeing 777 which was carrying 211 passengers and 18 crew members fell more than 1,500 meters in less than five minutes. He was able to land urgently at Bangkok airport. According to the boss of this airport, the deceased passenger, a 73-year-old British man, could have died of cardiac arrest.



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