Turbulence Injures 11 on Emirates Boeing 777-300 Flight

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An Emirates Boeing 777-300, registration A6-EBU performing flight EK-450 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Denpasar (Indonesia) with 326 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 40nm west of Singapore (Singapore) when the aircraft encountered clear air turbulence causing an altitude deviation of about 100 feet.

Denpasar Airport confirmed the aircraft encountered clear air turbulence near Singapore resulting in 11 injuries. The aircraft remained in Denpasar for checks.

A replacement Boeing 777-300 registration A6-ECT continued the next sector to Auckland (New Zealand). The occurrence aircraft returned to service after about 29 hours on the ground in Denpasar.

Source: avherald.com