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One dead, others injured as Singapore flight hits turbulence

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A Singapore Airlines plane en route from London to Singapore onTuesday has left one person was killed and several injured.

The company stated that aircraft experienced a severe turbulence

The aircraft, a Boeing 777-300ER, encountered turbulence about 90 minutes from its destination of Singapore and was diverted to Bangkok after the incident.

It was reported to be carrying 211 passengers and 18 crew members.

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“Singapore Airlines offers its deepest condolences to the family of the deceased,” the company said in a statement.

The flight, which had been scheduled to arrive at Singapore Changi Airport, instead touched down in Thailand at about 3:45 p.m. local time, the carrier said.

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