New Delhi- An IndiGo flight from New Delhi to Odisha’s Deogarh was diverted to the Lucknow airport following a “specific bomb threat” which was later declared a hoax, the airlines said.
Flight 6E 6191 was checked thoroughly at the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport (CCSIA) and was cleared for a takeoff 2.35 hours later, an airport official said.
The airline said in a statement that it followed security agencies’ rules in the investigation.
An airport spokesperson said the flight landed safely at 12:20pm and was taken to the isolation bay.
He said the airport security followed necessary checks to verify the threat which turned out to be a hoax.
The aircraft was released for onward journey at 14:55, he said.
Details about the number of passengers onboard could not be immediately ascertained
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