The bomb was discovered at the Thiruvananthapuram airport after the passenges have disembarked from the plane. Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) have rushed to the airport to determine the nature of the explosives.
The plane has been taken to the remote bay area of the airport and the security personnel and airport authorities are assessing it.
Police said that the bomb was discovered by the crew when they were clearing the cargo section of the plane. The bomb was reportedly found wrapped in a paper.
The entire plane is being searched to check if there are anymore explosives.
Meanwhile, the Home Ministry has sought report from the CISF over the incident.