Images show damage inside Singapore Airlines plane after one killed in turbulence

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Images have revealed damage caused to a Singapore Airlines plane after Flight SQ321 from London Heathrow was caught in turbulence.

One person was killed during the incident, with multiple people injured.

Images from inside the plane, which was heading to Singapore – but diverted to Bangkok, Thailand – reveal the damage caused during the turbulence.

One passenger on board said the plane suffered a “dramatic drop”, suggesting people not wearing a seatbelt were “launched immediately into the ceiling”.

The interior of Singapore Airline flight SG321 is pictured after an emergency landing at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
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The interior of Singapore Airline flight SG321 is pictured after an emergency landing at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
Pic: Reuters
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Pic: Reuters

The interior of Singapore Airline flight SG321 is pictured after an emergency landing at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
Pic: Reuters
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Pic: Reuters

Images showed damage to the ceiling of the cabin, and food, cutlery and other debris strewn on the floor in the aftermath of the incident.

The flight, operated by a Boeing 777-300ER jet, departed at 10.17pm on Monday and was diverted to Bangkok, landing at 3.45pm local time (9.45am BST) on Tuesday.

This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly.

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