Chennai-Mumbai IndiGo flight with 172 passengers on board receives bomb threat mid-air, makes emergency landing


An IndiGo flight 6E-5314 from Chennai to Mumbai acquired a bomb threat on Saturday, June 1, 2024, leading to a full emergency being declared on the Mumbai airport.

An IndiGo flight 6E-5314 from Chennai to Mumbai acquired a bomb threat on Saturday, June 1, 2024, whereas the flight was already mid-air. The threat led the airport authorities at Mumbai airport to take immediate motion, because the plan had 172 passengers onboard.

“Full emergency was declared for IndiGo flight 6E5314, operating on the Chennai-Mumbai route on Saturday after the pilot informed the Mumbai ATC of an alleged bomb threat to the aircraft,” the supply mentioned.

IndiGo confirmed the bomb threat to its Chennai-Mumbai flight in an announcement, saying, “Upon landing in Mumbai, the crew followed protocol, and the aircraft was taken to an isolation bay as per security agency guidelines.”

After everybody received off the airplane safely, the plane is being inspected. “After completing all security checks, the aircraft will be repositioned back to the terminal area,” the assertion added.

This is the second bomb threat incident that has concerned an IndiGo flight in lower than per week; on May 28, an IndiGo flight from Delhi to Varanasi received an analogous threat.


Nilesh Desai
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