Unclaimed mobile phone on flight to Bangkok causes bomb scare

It was reported that a Jet Airway’s flight from Delhi-Bangkok was the victim of a bomb scare on Wednesday leading .

After an unclaimed mobile phone was found in the aircraft’s cabin to authorities at Suvarnabhumi International Airport to implement emergency procedures.

Unclaimed mobile phone on flight to Bangkok causes bomb scare

Crew aboard flight 9W066 suspected that the phone could be a bomb and sent a distress message to Suvarnabhumi airport flight control once entering Thai airspace transmitting the code “7700” (emergency situation.)

General Manager Sirote Duangrat said upon receiving the message from flight 9W066 airport officials activated emergency procedures to deal with bomb threats.

Unclaimed mobile phone on flight to Bangkok causes bomb scare

As a precautionary measure once the flight landed it was taken to an isolated bay at the airport and all 153 passengers and eight crew members were evacuated.

An Explosive Ordinance Disposal team was on hand to search all of the passengers and crew before they then searched the plan and luggage.

A senior member of the police responsible for airport security told reporters that once all of the searches were complete that the situation

Source : Thenation

Content : LovePattayaThailand

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