Singapore Airlines flight makes emergency landing after bomb threat


New Delhi: A Singapore Airlines flight heading from Mumbai to Singapore with 263 passengers on board makes emergency landing on Tuesday after mid-air bomb threat.

The carrier said the flight landed safely at Singapore’s Changi International Airport on Tuesday morning around 8 am local time.

The Singapore Airlines confirmed that there was a bomb threat concerning SQ423 operating from Mumbai to Singapore.

A statement issued by the airline said the aircraft arrived in Singapore on 26 March, 2019, at about 0800hrs (local time).

It said there were 263 passengers on board. The statement said the staff are assisting the authorities with their investigations and added that no further details could be given.

The flight had departed from Mumbai airport around 11.50 am on Monday.

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