False alarm as emergency transponder code from Singapore Airlines plane sparks hijacking fears

An apparent technical glitch sparked a false hijacking alarm today when a Singapore Airlines flight (file photo) transmitted a transponder code indicating a possible hostile takeover.

False alarm as emergency transponder code from Singapore Airlines plane sparks hijacking fears
An apparent technical glitch sparked a false hijacking alarm today when a Singapore Airlines flight (file photo) transmitted a transponder code indicating a possible hostile takeover.