Up to five, passenger planes across the world have made forced landings are a spate of bomb threats.
The planes have been forced down in Argentina, Chile, Peru and Greece.
According to News Corp and Reuters LATAM Airlines fight 2369 that departed Lima for Santiago, Chile, was forced to land at an airport in southern Peru due to a bomb threat received by Chilean authorities, Peru’s Transportation Ministry said.
Another, Latam flight from Mendoza in Argentina to Santiago, was also grounded.
The UK Independent says that two flights operated by Chile-based Sky Airlines bound for Rosario, Argentina, and the northern Chilean city of Calama returned to Santiago without incident.
And on Crete, a Condor Airways flight made an emergency landing at Chania airport over an alleged bomb threat on board, local media say.
Local military officials say the Boeing 757 jet was escorted to Chania airport by two Greek air force F-16 fighters scrambled after the pilot reported the threat, and landed without incident late Thursday.
More to come…..