The Boeing 777 “Aeroflot” (archive photo)
EN route from Moscow the plane “Aeroflot” which on the morning of 1 may have hit an air pocket prior to landing at the airport of Bangkok planted 100-200 meters up. From blow the passenger cabin of the Boeing 777 partly spontaneously was transferred to the emergency mode, have informed “Interfax” a source in the Thai capital.
“Part of not wearing seat passengers by inertia were thrown into the passage, and received injuries,” he said, noting that at the time the obligation to fasten your seat belts was not.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, injured about 20 people, most of them were in the tail section of the aircraft. The crew members were not injured. All on Board were more than 300 people.
Landing has passed normally. The liner has already gone back to Moscow.
Head of the consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Thailand Vladimir Sosnov reported TASS that the victims — the Russians and foreigners — multiple fractures. In the hospital, where hospitalized injured passengers, arrived the staff of the Embassy also sent a translator, told the news Agency the Russian Ambassador Kirill Barsky. “According to information we received from the company “Aeroflot”, all the victims will be paid the due compensation,” he added.