'Bomb threat' on Singapore Airlines flight from Mumbai
Tuesday 26/March/2019 - 10:17 AM
Singapore Airlines (SIA) said it is assisting authorities with investigations after a bomb threat on Tuesday (Mar 26) on board flight SQ423 from Mumbai to Singapore، Channel NewsAsia reported.
The plane carrying 263 passengers and 18 crew members landed at Changi Airport at 7.54am، SIA said in response to queries from Channel NewsAsia. "We are assisting the authorities with their investigations and regret that we are unable to provide further details،" an SIA spokesperson said.
"There was no impact to other SIA operations."
The plane، a Boeing 777-300ER، had departed Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at 11.36pm local time on Monday، according to website FlightAware.
It arrived in Singapore 31 minutes behind schedule، the site added. Changi Airport Group said airport operations were not affected.
The plane had earlier raised an emergency alert during landing، according to Plane Finder. A map showed there were other planes around it that had to be diverted. edited by: Basant ahmed