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Nine Malaysians were injured, including a member of the crew, on Singapore Airlines flight SQ321 which was en route from London to Singapore when it experienced sudden extreme turbulence and had to make an emergency landing at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok. A total of 16 Malaysians were on the flight, with nine currently receiving treatment. Six Malaysians are being treated at Samitivej Srinakarin Hospital and three are at Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital. The injured individuals have suffered physical and internal injuries, with one in critical but stable condition.

The Malaysian embassy in Bangkok is working with local authorities and hospitals to provide assistance to the injured Malaysians, who are currently under surveillance and awaiting medical results. The embassy has also been in contact with consular officers to provide support to the affected individuals. The Foreign Ministry expressed its deepest condolences to the family of the 73-year-old British passenger who died as a result of the turbulence on the flight, and wished for a swift recovery for all those who were injured in the incident.

Malaysians in need of consular assistance can contact the Embassy of Malaysia in Bangkok during working hours or after working hours using the provided phone numbers. The ministry is continuing to monitor the situation and provide support to the Malaysian citizens affected by the incident on flight SQ321. The injured individuals are receiving medical treatment at hospitals in Bangkok and are being closely monitored by embassy officials to ensure they receive the necessary care and support during this difficult time.

The sudden extreme turbulence experienced by the Singapore Airlines flight was a tragic event that resulted in injuries to several passengers and crew members, as well as the unfortunate death of a British passenger. The Malaysian government is working closely with authorities in Thailand to provide assistance to the affected individuals and their families. The embassy in Bangkok is actively involved in coordinating support and care for the injured Malaysians as they receive treatment at local hospitals and await further medical assessments.

The Foreign Ministry’s confirmation of the Malaysian citizens injured on flight SQ321 highlights the importance of consular services and support for nationals abroad in times of crisis. The embassy’s efforts to coordinate assistance and provide updates to the injured individuals and their families demonstrate the government’s commitment to ensuring the well-being of Malaysian citizens traveling internationally. The incident serves as a reminder of the risks and challenges that can arise during air travel, and the importance of preparedness and support for those affected by unexpected events such as extreme turbulence.

In conclusion, the Malaysian government and embassy in Bangkok are actively involved in providing assistance and support to the Malaysians injured on Singapore Airlines flight SQ321. The injured individuals are receiving medical treatment and care at local hospitals, with embassy officials monitoring their progress and providing updates to their families. The incident serves as a reminder of the unpredictable nature of air travel and the importance of consular services in ensuring the safety and well-being of nationals traveling abroad.

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