GoAir plane lands under bomb threat in Kolkata, declared hoax

An airline official told news agency ANI that the flight was landed after a bomb threat letter

Published: 07th November 2017 10:57 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th November 2017 11:19 PM   |  A+A-

Delhi-Kolkata GoAir flight G8 127 has made an emergency landing at Kolkata airport.

By PTI

NEW DELHI: 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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