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Jetstar Flight To Australia Delayed 8 Hrs As 3 Passengers Quarrel Over Phone

by December 23, 2017 General

SINGAPORE, Dec 23 (Bernama) — A Jetstar flight from Singapore to Australia was delayed after police were called in to deal with an escalating dispute among three passengers over a phone, The Straits Times reported today.

The report said Jetstar flight 3K161 was supposed to have departed Singapore at 11.20 pm on Friday (Dec 22) and arrived in Darwin at 5.20 am on Saturday.

Instead, it was delayed and departed Singapore only around 7.15am on Saturday, it said.

Quoting Jetstar Group spokesman Robin Goh, The Straits Times reported that the plane returned to the gate while taxiing at Changi Airport on Friday.

The report said that the dispute arose when an in-flight announcement was made for passengers to switch off their phones…..