08:41 GMT +321 October 2018
Listen Live
    LATAM Airlines Chile, CC-BGF, Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, February 11, 2017.

    Passenger Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Peru Due to Bomb Threat

    © Wikipedia/ WikiMedia Commons, Anna Zvereva; Tallinn, Estonia
    Latin America
    Get short URL
    1 0 0

    Peru's Transportation Ministry said that a LATAM Airlines passenger plane en route from Lima to Santiago, Chile was forced to make an emergency landing at an airport in Peru due to a bomb threat.

    "Today at 12:48, the Radar Control Center of Peru received a call from its counterparts in Chile, saying they had received a bomb threat concerning Latam Flight LA 2369," the statement read.

    The ministry said the crew had decided to divert the plane to the small Peruvian port city of Pisco. It landed at 13:54.

    Passengers were not hurt and the aircraft was not damaged, Peruvian authorities said, without commenting on the bomb threat. They said the situation was under control. Passengers were taken to Lima to continue their trip.

    READ MORE: German Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Greece Over Bomb Threat – Reports

    Related:

    German Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Greece Over Bomb Threat – Reports
    Plane Carrying IMF Director Makes Emergency Landing in Argentina - Reports
    Ryanair Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Passengers' Ears Start Bleeding
    All US B-1B Bombers Grounded After Mechanical Failure Causes Emergency Landing
    Tags:
    bomb threat, emergency landing, LATAM Airlines, peru
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik
    • Сomment