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GoAir flight makes emergency at Kolkata airport after 'hoax bomb threat'


A Delhi-Kolkata GoAir flight G8 127 makes emergency landing at Kolkata airport on Tuesday after a bomb threat letter, which was later declared a hoax.

GoAir flight makes emergency at Kolkata airport after bomb threat letter

The aircraft was immediately taken to the isolation bay and bomb squads was called in to check. Apparently, the pilot had spotted a piece of paper which had a bomb threat and immediately informed Kolkata ATC.

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.

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