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Passengers suffer spinal cord, brain injuries in ill-fated Singapore Airlines flight hit by massive turbulence

As many as 22 passengers suffered spinal cord injuries while six were bruised with brain and skull injuries in the Singapore Airlines flight which was hit by a massive turbulence on May 21 while flying from London to Singapore, according to media reports. The flight made an emergency landing in Bangkok. Twenty people remained in intensive care, although none were life-threatening cases, reported The Straits Times, citing Dr Adinun Kittiratanapaibool, director of Samitivej Srinakarin Hospital.

The oldest patient at the hospital is 83 whereas the youngest is a two-year-old child who suffered a concussion.

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