Bomb Scare At Delhi Airport After ‘suspicious Object’ Found In Passenger’s Check-In Luggage


New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport was sent into a tizzy on Thursday afternoon after a suspicious object was found in the cargo screening of an Indigo Airlines flight, media reports said. Aiport authorities said the Bureau of Civil Aviation is investigating the incident.

Incidentally, a flight that took off from Delhi made an emergency landing at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport on Wednesday night, after an unclaimed mobile phone was found in the cabin that created a major security scare.

The Times of India quoted sources as saying in flight crew sent a distress message to Bangkok by “squawking” code “7700” after entering Thai airspace, fearing this phone could be a bomb. On receiving the distress message, the plane was sent to a remote bay at Bangkok airport on landing, and was also given additional security. Read  More…

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