Thursday 20 September 2018

Passenger plane forced to land in Peru due to bomb threat

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A LATAM Airlines passenger plane that departed Lima for Santiago, Chile, on Thursday was forced to land at an airport in southern Peru due to a bomb threat received by Chilean authorities, Peru's Transportation Ministry said.

No one was injured on LATAM flight 2369 and a team for deactivating explosives has been notified, the ministry said. "Right now the situation is under control," it added in a statement on Twitter.

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