AI flight makes emergency landing after hoax bomb threat

| Updated: Aug 06, 2017 23:54 IST

Jodhpur (Rajasthan) [India], Aug. 06 (ANI): Air India's Delhi-Jodhpur-Jaipur flight had to make an emergency landing after an on board naval officer threatened the crew that he had planted a bomb in the aircraft. The naval officer had booked a ticket from Delhi to Jaipur but when the flight landed in Jaipur, he insisted to de-board. However, the staff didn't allow him to de-board, on which he started threatening the crew. He told the crew that he has planted a bomb in the aircraft following which plane had to make an emergency landing. After a thorough search of the aircraft by the airport authorities, it was confirmed that threat was a hoax. The police have taken the naval officer under its custody and investigating the matter. (ANI)