x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 24 January 2018

Emirates flight turbulence injures passengers, plane from Dubai diverted

Emirates EK358 bound for Jakarta had to be diverted to Singapore due to the injuries.

Emirates EK358 flight from Dubai to Jakarta was diverted to Singapore after turbulence led to injuries among passengers and crew, a spokesman said.

"Several crew members and a number of passengers on the flight sustained minor injuries but no one required hospitalisation.

"The safety of our passengers and crew is of the utmost importance and will not be compromised," he said.