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GoAir plane lands under bomb threat in Kolkata, declared hoax

A Kolkata-bound GoAir flight from here landed in Kolkata today under emergency conditions related to a "bomb threat", which was later declared a hoax.

Reported by: PTI, Kolkata [ Published on: November 07, 2017 23:44 IST ]
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A Kolkata-bound GoAir flight from here landed in Kolkata today under emergency conditions related to a "bomb threat", which was later declared a hoax.

Official sources said flight G8-127 landed at the Kolkata airport around 9:30 pm after the pilot informed the ground authorities about a bomb threat.

The plane was taken to an isolated bay at the airport after which regular security procedures were followed, they said.

A bomb threat assessment committee later declared the threat as hoax, officials said.

More details are awaited, they said. 

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