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Six injured in THAI flight during air turbulence over Singapore

One passenger and five crew members of a Thai Airways International’s flight from Jakarta to Bangkok on Monday were slightly injured when the plane hit air turbulence while flying over Singapore.

Thai airways mishapTHAI managing director Jarumporn Chotikasathien disclosed that the TG flight 434, a Boeing 777-200, carried 72 passengers with 12 flight attendants and two pilots.

He said that, while flying over Singapore, the plane encountered air turbulence but the captain managed to control the plane by following the safety procedure and brought the plane to safety at Suvarnabhumi international airport at 3.40 pm.

After landing, THAI ground staff rushed the injured to the hospital for medical treatment while the rest of the passengers were accorded with convenience until they went to the passenger’s terminal.

Jarumporn offered his apology to the passengers for the unpredictable incident and said the company had taken care of the medical expenses of the injured passenger until he was discharged for home on Tuesday.

Thai PBS

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