Due to a specific bomb threat, IndiGo flight 6E 379 was taken for search by the security forces on arrival at Bengaluru International airport.
Indigo 6E Flight 379 departed on time from Kolkata International Airport (CCU) at 5:29 Am IST and touched down at Bangalore Airport (BLR) at 8:00 Am.
A Tissue paper was found onboard the plane with the word “BOMB” engraved on it. The tissue was behind the passenger seat onboard the flight which landed in Bangalore from Kolkata.
“The airline received intimation about a bomb threat on board and then alerted security agencies. The empty aircraft was immediately isolated from the parking bay. Checks were carried out inside the aircraft when they came across the tissue paper with an open threat issued anonymously with the letters ‘BOMB’ (in English) in blue ink behind seat 6D.”
The plane was isolated at the bay while authorities and security agencies like Bomb Disposal Squad carried out a thorough check of the aircraft. The CISF also came into action with its highly trained Dogs squad to inspect the interior of aircraft.