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Flight diverted after husband-wife spat

Man and injured wife get off in Bali, abusive passenger also ordered off

Published on May 15, 2014 6:55 AM
The Sydney-Singapore flight finally landed in Changi Airport three hours behind schedule at 10pm last night.

A flight from Sydney to Singapore on budget airline Scoot was diverted yesterday after a tussle between a husband and wife ended with the woman getting injured.

The Straits Times understands the woman's arm may have been broken or fractured and the flight's captain decided to divert the plane to Bali so that she could seek immediate medical attention.

It is not known if the man was also hurt but the couple got off the flight in Bali with their bags.

A third passenger, who was drunk and unhappy with the captain's call to stop in the Indonesian island, was also ordered to disembark when he became abusive towards the crew.

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