Jaipur on alert following bomb hoax on plane

April 29th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI  

Jaipur, Apr.29 (ANI): Jaipur Airport was placed on a state of high alert on Wednesday evening after air traffic control was informed of a bomb on board flight number IC-661.

Air traffic control said they had received an anonymous call from Mumbai informing them of the bomb onboard.

The plane had left from Mumbai for Dubai. It landed at Jaipur as soon as the hoax call was made. Passengers were asked to disembark and escorted into the airport lounge and provided with refreshments. They were asked not to panic.

Security personnel were searching the plane, and it is expected to take off for Dubai shortly. (ANI)

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