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Bomb threat: IndiGo flight emergency landing in Mumbai

Bomb threat: IndiGo flight emergency landing in Mumbai


, Saturday, 1 June 2024 (14:30 IST)
An IndiGo flight departing from Chennai and bound for Mumbai, carrying 172 passengers and crew, conducted an emergency landing in Mumbai on Saturday following a bomb threat. However nothing suspicious was found and air craft is awaiting clearance as per latest report.

The bomb threat call was deemed 'non-credible' after security checked but awaiting clearance from various aviation and investigating agencies, sources said.

Flight 6E-5314 landed at around 8.45 am and the passengers' deplaning was completed using the step ladder, according to the report.

All passengers safely disembarked, and the aircraft underwent a thorough inspection. IndiGo stated that the aircraft will return to the terminal area after completing all security checks.

"Full emergency was declared for IndiGo flight 6E5314, operating on Chennai-Mumbai route on Saturday after the pilot informed the Mumbai ATC of an alleged bomb threat to the aircraft," the source said.

Confirming the alleged bomb threat to its Chennai-Mumbai flight, IndiGo said in a statement, "Upon landing in Mumbai, the crew followed protocol and the aircraft was taken to an isolation bay as per security agency guidelines."

All passengers have safely disembarked the aircraft, which is currently undergoing inspection, it said.

This is the second incident on Indigo flight. Earlier a Delhi-Varanasi flight recieved similar threats but nothing was found.(UNI)

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