One Passenger Killed, 30 Injured Due to Turbulence, Singapore Airlines Out of London

Update (0623 EST): Singapore Airlines has confirmed one passenger is dead and SQ321 is due to land in Bangkok at 0645 EST, emergency services are staged and ready to receive victims.

At approximately 0430 EST, initial reports indicated that Singapore Airlines Flight SQ321 from London, UK to Singapore had to divert to Bangkok, Thailand after transmitting a 7700-code denoting an in-flight emergency.

By 0530 EST, eyewitnesses and local media reported that at least one passenger had been killed after the Boeing 777 experienced extreme turbulence. The aircraft is currently diverted to Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bang Phil District, Samut Prakan, Thailand. Rescue personnel and emergency services are on standby at the airport.

This is developing.

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