Singapore Airlines safely touched down at Bangkok airport.

SINGAPORE – A Singapore Airlines flight from London to Singapore experienced severe turbulence, resulting in one fatality and 30 injuries, the airline reported on Tuesday.

The Boeing 777-300ER was diverted to Bangkok, as stated in a post on the airline’s Facebook page. Although the airline confirmed multiple injuries, the exact number was not disclosed. The flight had 211 passengers and 18 crew members on board.

According to Kittipong Kittikachorn, the General Manager of Suvarnabhumi Airport, the recently deceased was a 73-year-old British man.

The flight path from London-Heathrow Airport to Changi Airport, with the emergency layover in Bangkok.

The flight touched down in Bangkok at 3:45 p.m. local time (4:45 a.m. ET) on Tuesday. A subsequent update from Singapore Airlines stated, “As of 1950 hours Singapore time on 21 May 2024, 18 individuals have been hospitalized, with an additional 12 receiving treatment in hospitals.”

The update also mentioned, “The rest of the passengers and crew are undergoing examinations and receiving treatment as needed at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok.”

The results of the turbulence after touching down in Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok.

The airline reported that 31 individuals from the flight have been hospitalized.

“The other passengers and crew are currently receiving medical evaluations and treatment as needed at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok.”

The statement further mentioned that the airline is collaborating with Thai authorities to offer medical assistance to the passengers and is dispatching a team to Bangkok to provide any additional support required.

Ambulances wait to carry passengers in Bangkok, Thailand, on Tuesday. (Sakchai Lalit/AP)