Firefly flight aborts landing at Seletar

Bad weather forces plane with 25 passengers to be diverted to Senai in Johor for safety reasons

Firefly's inaugural landing at Seletar Airport on April 21, from Malaysia's Subang Airport. The flight marked the start of the airline's scheduled operations at the Singapore airport after the Republic and Malaysia took steps to defuse their airspace
Firefly's inaugural landing at Seletar Airport on April 21, from Malaysia's Subang Airport. The flight marked the start of the airline's scheduled operations at the Singapore airport after the Republic and Malaysia took steps to defuse their airspace dispute.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

Heavy rain and low visibility forced pilots of a Firefly flight to abort a landing at Seletar Airport.

Flight FY3132, which left Subang airport at 5.10pm on Monday and was scheduled to arrive at Seletar at 6.30pm, was instead diverted to Senai Airport in Johor, The Straits Times found out.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 01, 2019, with the headline 'Firefly flight aborts landing at Seletar'. Subscribe