KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 – Low-cost carrier AirAsia has confirmed the suit by an Australian nurse, Erin Crocker, 36, against the company following the incident where a stewardess fell on her during bad turbulence in Thailand. AirAsia X spokesman however said that no statement will be issued on the matter as the case has been referred to the Australian court.
“We received the suit and confirm the incident. “However, no statement will be issued as the case has been referred to the court in Australia by Crocker’s lawyer,” said the spokesman when contacted by Astro AWANI today.
The Herald Sun reported, that last year’s incident had caused Crocker to suffer multiple joint fractures and a ligament tear as well as deep vein thrombosis below her right knee which resulted in surgery. Her lawyer, Nancy Yonan, said AirAsia had offered a settlement for damages sought for for pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, medical expenses and loss of income.