Mumbai-Singapore Flight Makes Emergency landing


Singapore: A Singapore Airlines aircraft from Mumbai to Singapore was forced to make an emergency landing in Malaysia after it received a cargo fire warning message, a report said on Monday.

Flight SQ425 made the landing at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Sunday when a cargo fire alarm warning went off.

The warning was sounded towards the end of its flight, just 20 minutes before the descent into Singapore, according to a report by The Straits Times.

Singapore Airlines spokesman said that the aircraft, a Boeing 777, landed in Kuala Lumpur without incident at 4.01 pm (local time).

“Thorough inspections were carried out on the ground, which showed no signs of fire, and the aircraft departed for Singapore at 7.24pm,” it said.