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Graphic shows causes of turbulence and most turbulent flight routes.
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Spotlight on world’s most turbulent flight routes

May 22, 2024 - The deadly turbulence on a Singapore Airlines flight on its way from London to Singapore has put a spotlight on the world’s most unstable air routes.

A British man was killed and seven other people were critically injured after Singapore Air flight SQ321 encountered severe turbulence as it entered Thai airspace Tuesday, triggering an emergency landing in Bangkok.

While the most turbulent flights of all connect Santiago in Chile to Santa Cruz in Bolivia, there are similarly bumpy rides across the world, according to the Turbli database. Flights leaving Tokyo dominate the list of the roughest long-haul services, Bloomberg said.

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PUBLISHED: 22/05/2024; STORY: Graphic News
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