SINGAPORE – A Jetstar flight from Singapore to Australia used to be not on time after police have been known as in to care for an escalating dispute amongst 3 passengers over a telephone.

Jetstar flight 3K161 used to be intended to have departed Singapore at 11.20pm on Friday (Dec 22) and arrived in Darwin at five.20am on Saturday.

As a substitute, it used to be not on time and departed Singapore most effective round 7.15am on Saturday




A 55-year-old guy, believed to be Filipino-Australian, instructed his neighbour, a 47-year-old Australian guy, that he must flip off his telephone.

The pair of them, together with the 55-year-old’s spouse, were given right into a heated argument, and the cabin team instructed them that they must alight from the airplane if they didn’t get to the bottom of their dispute.

The police have been known as in when the quarrel escalated. The placement used to be additional exacerbated when some other passenger concept she heard one of the crucial males say the phrase “bomb”.

Then again, she used to be the one one that perceived to have heard the phrase. There used to be, actually, no bomb.

The police instructed ST on Saturday that they have been alerted to a case of public nuisance on board a flight departing Changi Airport at 11.26pm on Friday.

Two males, elderly 47 and 55, are aiding in police investigations.

Mr Goh stated 3 passengers have been fascinated by a dispute on a flight and verbal threats have been made.

He stated meal vouchers have been allotted to all passengers in view of the extend, and households with small children got living room get entry to for better convenience.

“We take security and safety severely and we do not tolerate threats or disruptive behaviour through passengers on our flights,” stated Mr Goh.


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