ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177163
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Narrative:Singapore Airlines Flight SQ425, a Boeing 777-200, made an emergency diversion to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 190|
|Aircraft damage:|| None|
|Location:||Kuala Lumpur -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB)|
|Destination airport:||Singapore-Changi International Airport (SIN/WSSS)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
The aircraft was approaching the Malaysian coastline at FL390 on a flight from Mumbai, India to Singapore, when a situation developed which forced the crew to divert to Kuala Lumpur. Descent was initiated at 15:44 (07:44 UTC). A safe landing was carried out at 16:01 hours local time.
The Star Online reported that a fire had occurred in the aircraft cargo hold. “The fire had already been put out by plane’s fire fighting mechanism when it landed,” The Star quoted a fire services official saying.
The airline blamed a "technical error".
"Thorough inspections were carried out on the ground, which showed no signs of fire, and the aircraft departed for Singapore at 7.24pm," according to a statement that was made later.
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