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Bomb threat halts Delhi-Kathmandu flight

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 Jan 2016 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, Jan 25: A Kathmandu-bound Jet Airways flight was stopped from taking off here on Monday and its passengers and crew were evacuated following a bomb threat. Flight 9W260 was about to take off at 1.25 p.m. when an anonymous caller telephoned the police at the Indira Gandhi Intertiol Airport, saying a bomb had been placed in the plane. “All the passengers were safely evacuated. A thorough search of the plane is being conducted,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Dinesh Kumar Gupta told IANS. A police officer earlier said that the plane belonged to SpiceJet. A Jet Airways statement said: “All the 104 guests and seven crew members have been taken to the departure waiting area at the airport.” (IANS)

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