Singapore Airlines has offered to compensate those who were injured on a London to Singapore flight that encountered severe turbulence.

In a Facebook post, the airline said it will pay $10,000 to those who sustained minor injuries.,

For passengers with more serious injuries, the airline is providing “an advance payment of $25,000 to address their immediate needs” and further discussions to meet “their specific circumstances”.

A 73-year-old British passenger died and dozens more were injured when flight SQ 321 encountered turbulence over Myanmar and was diverted to Thailand in May.

More than a hundred people who were on the flight were treated in Bangkok hospital after the incident.