SIA flight from Mumbai declares bomb threat emergency after landing in Singapore

  26 March 2019    Read: 856
SIA flight from Mumbai declares bomb threat emergency after landing in Singapore

A Singapore Airlines (SIA) arriving from Mumbai declared emergency after landing in Changi Airport at 7.54am on Tuesday, March 26, AzVision.az reports citing the Indian media. 

The airlines is assisting authorities with investigation regarding a bomb threat concerning the flights, according to a report by Channel NewsAsia.

According to website FlightAware, SQ423 – a Boeing 777-300ER – departed Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at 11.36pm local time on Monday. It arrived in Singapore 31 minutes late, and eclared an emergency during landing. Plane Finder showed the other planes around it were diverted.

"Singapore Airlines confirms there was a bomb threat concerning SQ423 operating from Mumbai to Singapore on Mar 26, 2019," SIA told Channel NewsAsia. "The aircraft arrived in Singapore at 0754hrs (local time). We are assisting the authorities with their investigations and regret that we are unable to provide further details."Its arrival in Singapore was 31 minutes late, the site added.


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