Updated May 28th, 2024 at 14:30 IST

Delhi-Varanasi IndiGo Flight Bomb Scare: Viral Video Shows Passenger Walking On Plane's Wing | WATCH

A Varanasi-bound IndiGo flight received a bomb threat at the IGI Airport, Delhi here on Tuesday morning, prompting authorities to evacuate its passengers and launch a search operation, officials said. Anti-sabotage checks are on and nothing suspicious has been found so far, they said.

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IndiGo Flight Bomb Scare: Video Shows Passenger Walking On Plane's Wing | Image:X: ANI
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A Varanasi-bound IndiGo flight received a bomb threat at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Tuesday morning, prompting authorities to evacuate its passengers and launch a search operation, officials said. Anti-sabotage checks are on and nothing suspicious has been found so far, they said.

After the hoax bomb threat on an IndiGo flight, the pilots and the passengers were shown sliding out from the aircraft and forced to do an emergency evacuation on a flight from Delhi to Varanasi. The video shows the pilot passenger sliding out of the plane using the emergency slides. Amidst all of this the video also shows an elderly woman with the IndiGo coming out of the wing of the plane from the emergency exit. The airhostess helps the passengers in walking on the wing by holding hands and she takes her to the slide to go down. 

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Check out the video:

The officials said the threat was found written on a piece of paper in a lavatory when the Indigo 6E2211 flight was preparing to leave.

The pilot saw a piece of paper in the lavatory with the note "bomb blast @ 30 minutes", following which he informed the control room.

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There were a total of 176 passengers on the flight who were deboarded, sources said.

The officials said the aircraft was taken to an isolated area and security agency personnel conducted a search operation. PTI ALK NES BUN RPA

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Published May 28th, 2024 at 14:02 IST