There was a stir after receiving information about a bomb in a Ryanair plane going from Poland to Greece. A total of 190 people were on board this flight. Midway through the flight, the plane made an emergency landing in a separate area at Athens International Airport. Greek police spokeswoman Constantia Demoglido said all passengers had been disembarked and that each person was being examined. The aircraft will also be checked after the passengers.
Piotr Adamjic, public relations manager at Katowice airport, said he received a bomb alert on the phone while the plane was flying over Slovakia. He told that as soon as the plane reached near Athens, it was diverted over the sea as a precaution. “After takeoff, the airport information center received a call about a possible explosive device,” Adamjic said. After this we immediately contacted the Air Traffic Control, who later contacted the pilots and warned them.
Bomb threat was also received in Moscow-Goa flight
Earlier on Saturday, an email was received from Russia’s capital Moscow about a bomb in an aircraft coming to Goa carrying 240 passengers. After this the flight was diverted towards Uzbekistan. Police officials said authorities at the state’s Dabolim airport received an email claiming a bomb was on board, following which the flight was diverted.
According to the police official, flight number AZV2463 operated by Azur Air was to land at Dabolim airport in South Goa at 4.15 am but was diverted to Uzbekistan before it could enter Indian airspace. This is the second such incident on the Moscow-Goa route in less than two weeks when a bomb threat forced an Azur Air flight to be diverted.
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