Severe turbulence has injured 34 passengers onboard a Malaysia Airlines flight.Medics were called to assess the hurt crew and passengers when the flight landed in Kuala Kumpur. The company, MAS, confirmed MH1 encountered turbulence over the Bay of Bengal during its flight from Heathrow on Sunday.
A statement from MAS said: “During the flight, the passenger seatbelt light was turned on due to air turbulence.” MAS said a medical team and MAS senior management met the aircraft on arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport when it landed around 6.10pm.
It said: “A small number of affected passengers and crew have been treated by medical officers. Malaysia Airlines has assisted the 378 passengers and crew onboard MH1 and sincerely apologises for any inconvenience caused by this weather event.”