Today, a Singapore Airlines plane on-board with 263 passengers landed safely at Changi International Airport, Singapore, after the pilot had been raised with a bomb threat alert that turned out to be a hoax later.
On Monday, SQ Flight 423 had taken off at 111:35 pm from Mumbai, shortly after, the airline had received a call claiming that there was a bomb installed on the flight, reports source.
After getting the alert, the plane was safely escorted back to Singapore’s Changi Airport and made an emergency landing at 8 am (local time).
All the onboard passengers were deplaned safely and had undergone security check-in before they could leave. Thereafter, airlines authorities have arrested a woman with a child, who are undergoing interrogation.
A spokesman of the Singapore Airlines confirms that “there was a bomb threat concerning SQ423 operating from Mumbai to Singapore. The aircraft arrived in Singapore on 26 March 2019 at about 0800hrs (local time). There were 263 passengers on board. We are assisting the authorities with their investigations and regret that we are unable to provide further details.”
More details are awaited.