BOMB scare on Moscow-Goa flight with over 200 passengers, plane isolated at IAF airbase in Jamnagar

A Moscow-Goa chartered flight had to make an emergency landing in Gujarat’s Jamnagar on Monday night following a bomb threat, Gujarat Police said. The flight operated by Russian air carrier Azur Air was traveling from Russia to India and was in isolation at an Indian Air Force base in Jamnagar.

The Russian Embassy said the flight was carrying over 200 passengers and crew members and all of them were safely disembarked at the Indian Air Force base. The embassy was alerted by the Indian authorities about a possible bomb threat on an Azur Air flight.

Airport officials told ANI that the aircraft is in isolation bay and further investigation is underway.

All 244 passengers on board the Moscow-Goa chartered flight were brought down at the airport after it landed safely at around 9.49 pm, Jamnagar Airport Director told ANI.

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