Bomb scare in Spicejet flight causes panic at NSC airport

Last Updated: Sunday, February 14, 2010 - 20:08

Kolkata: The NSC Bose International Airport
here today witnessed some anxious moments after a chit was
found inside a Chennai-Kolkata Spicejet flight, threatening
that a bomb was planted inside the aircraft.

Airport Director R Srinivasan said that the Commandar
pilot sought help of the airport authority immediately after
landing at noon.

The authorities, who were in a state of alert in the wake
of yesterday`s blast in Pune, immediately took the aircraft to
isolation bay where CISF jawans and personnel of the airport
police conducted a thorough search of passengers and their
baggage. The bomb disposal squad was also called in.

However, nothing suspicious was found from the aircraft
which later left for Bagdogra from here, Srinivasan said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, February 14, 2010 - 20:08

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