rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 
Rediff.com  » News » Bomb scare on Jet Airways Mumbai-Doha flight

Bomb scare on Jet Airways Mumbai-Doha flight

August 15, 2011 23:34 IST

A Jet Airways Mumbai-Doha flight had a bomb scare on Monday night just a few minutes before the airplane's departure, officials said.

There was no threat to the plane but its departure was delayed by a couple of hours, they said.

"An anonymous note, sighting a non-specific security threat was found by a guest aboard the Jet Airways flight 9W 552 from Mumbai to Doha, just minutes prior to the departure of the flight at 8.25 PM," a Jet Airways spokesperson said.

The aircraft was brought back to the parking bay and all the guests were deplaned safely following which a thorough inspection of the flight was conducted by the Central Industrial Security Force and Mumbai Airports Authority, the spokesperson said.

© Copyright 2013 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.