Emirates Emergency Landing in Singapore due to Turbulence

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
By George Hatcher

On May 17, an Emirates Airlines Boeing 777-eoo en route from Dubai to Jakarta suffered turbulence while en route.

Three crew and ten passengers were injured by turbulence over the Nicobar Islands.

The pilots diverted to Singapore where they made a safe landing with 374 passengers aboard. The injured were hospitalized.

The pilots arrived in Jakarta twenty hours late, after the unexpected stop-over.

The injured were provided alternative flights.

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