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Bomb scare at Kolkata airport as caller threatens to blow up Guwahati bound Air India flight

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 September 2016, 13:30 IST

An Air India flight was stalled at Kolkata airport on 20 September after a person reportedly called in a bomb threat.

The caller threatened to 'blow up' the Guwahati-bound Air India 729 flight. According to reports, the call was made at around 8:20 am alerted them about a suspected bomb on the 09:30 am flight to Guwahati.

Boarding was temporarily suspended. The flight carrying 114 passengers was stalled and isolated and a bomb squad was called in.

Details awaited.

First published: 20 September 2016, 13:30 IST
 
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