Fri, Oct 21, 2016 | updated 08:22 PM IST

Spicejet clears air about unaccompanied baggage on Dubai-Amritsar flight (Update)

Updated: Jul 21, 2016 13:07 IST

Gurgaon (Haryana), July 21 (ANI): Domestic carrier Spicejet on Thursday cleared the air about unaccompanied baggage being found on their Dubai-Amritsar flight.

In a statement issued today, Spicejet said, "On July 21, 2016 a passenger Ms. Idinirinkarlina Btnanang (holding Indonesian passport) travelling on SG 056, Dubai to Amritsar did not board the aircraft after clearing Immigration, security check and boarding. She reported back after one hour of the flight departure. Dubai Airport officials informed the Pilot in Command about the unaccompanied checked in baggage on board and the pilot in command requested the Amritsar ATC officials for Isolated parking stand. The baggage of Ms Idinirinkarlina Btnanang has been identified and will be handed over to her/relevant authorities. The false alarm due to the miscommunication caused inconvenience to the passengers, which is deeply regretted."

Earlier, it was reported that a suspicious bag was found inside in a Spicejet Dubai-Amritsar bound flight.

The flight landed in Amritsar safely and all passengers have been deboarded.

A bomb disposal team inspected the flight and declared an all clear. (ANI)