Bomb Threat For Delhi-Bound Flight Turns Out To Be Hoax, Airport On Alert
The airline said passengers were deplaned safely. (Representational) New Delhi: SpiceJet on Wednesday received a bomb threat call for
SpiceJet on Wednesday received a bomb threat call for its Darbhanga-Delhi flight that later turned out to be hoax and the aircraft landed safely at the airport in the national capital, officials said.
“A call was received at the SpiceJet reservation office about a bomb in the aircraft operating flight SG 8946 from Darbhanga to Delhi. The flight landed safely at Delhi airport at 6pm and the aircraft was moved to an isolated bay,” an airline spokesperson said in a statement.
A Delhi police officer said an inquiry was conducted and it was found that the threat was bogus.
The airline said passengers were deplaned safely and that the “aircraft is undergoing a thorough search by security agencies”.
Details about the number of passengers in the aircraft could not be immediately ascertained.
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