COMODORO RIVADAVIA (ADNSUR) – In the last few hours, a total of five LANChile flights and two Sky Airlines flights have been hit by bomb threats. These Chilean airplanes had to be diverted from their original routes. One of them had taken off from Santiago de Chile to Buenos Aires and had to give emergency help in Mendoza. Anonymous information about the existence of explosives in aircraft. Moreover, the international airport of Santiago de Chile has received threats with explosives in its facilities. Although no strange or explosive devices were found, the warnings forced the implementation of security protocols and temporary paralyzed operations. That is why the departure and arrival at the airport of Mendoza until 23 this Thursday have been canceled or diverted . (Photo: Diario UNO)
On Thursday afternoon, a plane in Mendoza landed with a bomb threat. It is the LA461 flight from LATAM that departed from Santiago de Chile to Aeroparque. The aircraft was evacuated at the beginning of the runway and the departure and arrival times at Mendoza airport were reduced to 23 this Thursday or diverted
Meanwhile, the Chilean newspaper La Tercera indicates that the general directorate of civil aviation "received calls with bomb threats from three flights." Coordination was made and the protocol was responded to. these flights were diverted to Peru and Argentina and the third, which went to Calama, was returned to the airport, where it was subjected to review by the Gope, "said Major Diego Rojas. He added that once they went to Santiago airport, "the plane was checked and no foreign element was found," which lasted an hour and a half.