Jet Airways Tuesday received bomb threats for six of its flights, including one Mumbai-Dehradun flight and five others from New Delhi scheduled to fly to different locations, ANI reported.
Passengers at the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun were evacuated after the bomb scare on Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Dehradun.
Bomb threats for five other flights were received at the call centre of Jet Airways, NDTV reported. The anonymous caller said there are bombs on the five planes, including Delhi-Chennai, Delhi-Chandigarh, Delhi-Dehradun, Delhi-Gorakhpur flights.
Delhi-Chennai flight was parked at an isolated location at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi for security checks, ANI reported.
Other flights were also grounded and security checks were conducted, Jet Airways said in a statement.
Jet Airways Statement: pic.twitter.com/Qrx5DGYdwH
â€” Jet Airways (@jetairways) March 22, 2016
Passengers evacuated at Jolly Grant Airport (Dehradun) after bomb scare in Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Dehradun.
â€” ANI (@ANI_news) March 22, 2016
Bomb threats to five Jet Airways flights from Delhi to various locations, three of which have landed already. â€” ANI (@ANI_news) March 22, 2016
Bomb threats to 5 @jetairways flights were received at the airline's call centre
â€” Times of India (@timesofindia) March 22, 2016