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A person messaged his mom “I don’t want to scare you” from the Singapore Airlines flight when the aircraft was hit by extreme turbulence.

Josh Barker was amongst 211 passengers and 18 crew onboard the flight heading from London to Singapore when it was compelled to make an emergency touchdown in Bangkok amid excessive climate circumstances.

Passengers have spoken of their terror as some have been launched into the ceiling by the sudden drop, with some 79 injured. One 73-year-old man, Geoffrey Kitchen, died from a suspected coronary heart assault.

It’s since emerged that within the chaos, Mr Barker, texted his mom believing he may very well be sending her his remaining phrases.

His mom Allison Barker relayed the message to the BBC, which learn: “I don’t want to scare you, but I’m on a crazy flight. The plane is making an emergency landing… I love you all.”

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Passengers who skilled extreme turbulence on a Singapore Airlines flight embrace after touchdown in Singapore (by way of REUTERS)

Ms Barker was then ready for 2 hours earlier than listening to from him once more, saying she was petrified.

She stated: “One minute, he was just sitting down wearing a seatbelt, the next minute, he must have blacked out because he found himself on the floor with other people.”

She added that her son, who was heading to Bali, had sustained minor accidents.

Passengers onboard the flight have shared the drama onboard since touchdown in Bangkok.

Pictures from the cabin confirmed oxygen masks hanging down from the aircraft’s ceiling, with sections fallen down or dented and damaged.

Passengers have revealed the phobia onboard the Singapore Airline flight hit by extreme turbulence (REUTERS)

Jerry, 68, who was travelling to Australia for his son’s marriage ceremony, stated: “I hit my head on the ceiling, my wife did – some poor people who were walking around ended up doing somersaults.”

On Wednesday morning, Singapore Airlines stated 58 folks remained below therapy at a number of medical websites throughout Bangkok, together with 20 in intensive care amenities.

A complete of 27 had to date been discharged, stated the airline. Some 131 passengers have continued their journey on to Singapore.

As investigations begin, the airline’s chief government officer Goh Choon Phong made an apology on-line.

In a video on social media, he stated: “We are very sorry for the traumatic experience that everyone on board SQ321 went through.”

He stated the airline was offering all vital help and pledged it will absolutely cooperate in investigations.