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Singapore Airlines flight grounded due to white powder found on board

Published on Jun 9, 2014 8:46 PM
 
A Singapore Airlines flight was grounded on Monday, June 09, 2014 due to a white powdery substance found on board before takeoff. -- PHOTO: ST FILE 

SINGAPORE - A Singapore Airlines flight was grounded on Monday due to a white powdery substance found on board before takeoff.

SQ806, bound for Beijing from Singapore, was scheduled to depart at 4.50 pm from Changi Airport, but tweets from passengers said that the plane was delayed due to discovery of a "suspicious white substance" in the baggage area at about 3.45 pm.

SQ806 Suspicious white powder in the cargo-hold led to the decision to take the aircraft off line.

SQ806 w eta 16:50 delayed and aircraft had to be taken offine pic.twitter.com/W94fAUrwQM

 
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