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Singapore Airlines confirms bomb threat on flight

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 Nov 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Singapore, November 22: Singapore Airlines (SIA) on Sunday confirmed that it received a bomb threat on flight SQ001 from San Francisco to Singapore. The plane landed safely earlier in the day at the at Changi Airport, but disembarkation was delayed until around 1.30 p.m. (local time) and passengers had to wait for nearly two hours to collect their baggage, Channel News Asia reported. SIA said the matter has been referred to the authorities with no details to be provided “as it concerns security”. One passenger, surmed Hoe, told local newspaper Today that they were forced to wait on the tarmac for about 20 minutes before it was announced that the disembarkation gate had been changed. (IANS)

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