Police traced the threat
There was a bomb threat call from an unknown number before the Chennai to Dubai Indigo flight took off. This call was made in the police control room. It was said to blow up the flight with a bomb. After this the airport police was informed. The flight and passengers were thoroughly searched, but nothing was found. When the police traced the threatening person, a surprising thing came to the fore.
the caller was drunk
The police caught the caller. He was intoxicated. During interrogation, he told that he wanted to stop his family members from going abroad. So he made a bomb threat call. This person is a resident of Chennai and his family members were going to Dubai on Saturday morning. Thus this threat phone call turned out to be fake.
Know what Indigo said
IndiGo said the protocol was followed on receiving the information of the bomb, which delayed the flight. “The IndiGo flight (6E 65) from Chennai to Dubai was delayed due to a specific bomb threat,” the airline said. As per protocol, the aircraft was moved to a remote bay and the bomb threat process was initiated. The flight was operated from Chennai after a delay of about 6 hours.
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