Incident SQ321: S’porean previously in ICU among passengers discharged from Thai hospital

Investigators from TSIB, a department of the Ministry of Transport responsible for investigating air, sea and rail accidents and incidents, arrived in Bangkok on the night of May 21.

The Singapore-bound Boeing 777-300ER encountered turbulence on May 21 over Myanmar’s Irrawaddy Basin about 10 hours after taking off from London, leaving one dead and dozens injured.

Asked what support the Government is providing to Singaporeans remaining in Bangkok, Mr Chee said: “We will continue to provide all necessary support and assistance, working closely with the SIA and also the Thai authorities to bring passengers and the crew home.” as soon as possible.”

He praised the cabin crew of SQ321, noting that they continued to care for and help passengers despite being injured.

“I am truly grateful to all the crew members for their dedication and professionalism,” he added.

In a Facebook post, SIA said 61 passengers and two crew members from SQ321 were still in Bangkok as of 7:30 p.m. on May 24.

SIA is in contact with all of them and customer service representatives have been assigned to provide updates and assist each passenger, the airline added.

“When they requested it, we have made travel to Bangkok easier for their families and loved ones.”

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