Bomb hoax: SIA flight delayed for 8 hours in India

Singapore Airlines Flight SQ423 eventually departed Mumbai at about 8am on Sept 8 (10.30am Singapore time) after security agencies gave the all-clear.
Singapore Airlines Flight SQ423 eventually departed Mumbai at about 8am on Sept 8 (10.30am Singapore time) after security agencies gave the all-clear.PHOTO: REUTERS

Passengers on a Singapore Airlines (SIA) flight from Mumbai to Singapore were stranded at the airport in India for more than eight hours.

The Sunday Times understands that this was after a bomb threat was received and found to be a hoax.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 09, 2018, with the headline 'Bomb hoax: SIA flight delayed for 8 hours in India'. Print Edition | Subscribe