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Passengers injured due to turbulence in Malaysia Airlines flight

The airline said there was a "brief moment of severe turbulence" when flight MH1 flew over the Bay of Bengal today.

By: AP | Kuala Lumpur | Updated: June 5, 2016 10:22:36 pm

Malaysia Airlines says a flight from London to Kuala Lumpur has experienced severe turbulence, causing minor injuries to some passengers and crew.

The airline said there was a “brief moment of severe turbulence” when flight MH1, with 378 people on board, flew over the Bay of Bengal on Sunday.

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It said in a statement that the flight landed safely in Kuala Lumpur, and that a small number of affected passengers and crew were given immediate treatment. It provided no further details and airline officials couldn’t be immediately reached for comment.

A passenger, Harith Azman, posted photos on Facebook showing fallen food carts and a damaged hand rest. He said his father was in one of the plane’s bathrooms at the time and hit his head on the ceiling.

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