Chile’s Civil Aviation Authority said nine planes made emergency landings in Chile, Peru and Argentina over alleged bomb threats.
Flights departing from or coming into Chile made emergency landings in Rosario, Argentina and Pisco, Peru among other locations.
Three of the planes have been inspected by authorities with no bombs found and the fourth in undergoing inspection at Santiago’s Arturo Benitez International Airport.
One of the four plane traveling from Chile to Mendoza, Argentina, was forced to make an emergency landing in Rosario.
Two of the flights were operated by Latam Airlines and two by Sky, a budget Chilean airline. Three of the flights have been identified as Latam flight 2369 from Lima to Santiago, Sky Airlines flight 524 and Sky Airlines flight 162.
Sputnik / ABC Flash Point Airlines News 2018.