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Kolkata-bound Air India Flight Grounded at Delhi After Bomb Threat

A bomb threat assessment committee (BTAC) is undertaking sanitisation drills on the flight and all 248 passengers and 11 crew members have been de-boarded.

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Updated:March 28, 2018, 6:35 PM IST
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Kolkata-bound Air India Flight Grounded at Delhi After Bomb Threat
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New Delhi: A Kolkata-bound Air India flight has been grounded at the Delhi airport following reports of a bomb threat, an official said.

They said a bomb threat assessment committee (BTAC) is undertaking sanitisation drills on the flight and all 248 passengers and 11 crew members have been de-boarded.

A call threatening to bring down the plane was received at the Mumbai airport at about 2:45 pm, after which the flight was grounded.

"The flight has been isolated and anti-sabotage checks are in progress at the Indira Gandhi International Airport," a senior official said.

The CISF and other security agencies are on the job, along with canine and bomb disposal squads, he said.
| Edited by: Tarun Bhardwaj
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