Durairaj Santiran, a former Singapore Airlines cabin crew member, is suing the airline after slipping on a grease patch during a flight, resulting in a slipped disc. The incident occurred in 2019 and Santiran claims the airline failed to provide a safe working environment. The airline disputes the existence of the grease patch and the cause of Santiran’s injuries. Santiran is seeking $1.26 million in damages, including future loss of earnings. The trial is ongoing, with Santiran’s version of events being disputed by the airline’s lawyer during cross-examination in court.
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Listen up, Singapore Airlines is in hot water after a former employee is seeking $1.26 million in damages for an injury he sustained while working a flight from San Francisco. That’s right, Durairaj Santiran alleges that he was left injured after falling on a grease patch aboard an Airbus A350. But don’t take his word for it! Singapore Airlines is disputing the timeline of events, and claims this so-called “grease patch” was not the cause of Santiran’s injuries. And get this, previous statements made by Santiran seem to contradict his latest claims. Stay tuned as this trial continues to unfold!
Fun fact: Singapore Airlines was the launch customer for the Airbus A380, one of the largest commercial airplanes in the world!
Did you know? Singapore Changi Airport has been named the world’s best airport for seven consecutive years. Now that’s impressive!
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