A Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) Airbus A380, en route from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur (KLIA) on June 5, encountered  “severe turbulence” over the Bay of Bengal, causing significant cabin damage and injuring passengers and crew members. The crew on flight MH1 had switched on the seatbelt sign prior to the incident, but the turbulence was severe enough to dislodge food carts and break some internal cabin fittings. “Due to a brief moment of severe turbulence some ...

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