Jet Airways flight diverted due to security threat.
A Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Delhi was today diverted to Ahmedabad airport for “security reasons”, according to sources.
Security threat was reported on early monday due to which flight had to divereted.
The flight 9W339, which took off from Mumbai at 2.55 am, landed at Ahmedabad airport at about 3.45 am.
All the passengers were asked to deplane and were screened.A security personnel at Ahmedabad airport said the flight was diverted as there was a specific threat call.
According to the sources a note was found on board Jet Airways flight that said: “9W 339 is covered by hijackers and should not land and should be flown straight to POK. Don’t take it as a joke. Cargo area contains explosive bombs and will blast if you land in DEL. Allah is great”The number of passengers onboard could not be ascertained at the time. There was no response from Jet Airways spokesperson as of that time.
The aircraft landed without incident at Ahmedabad and was parked at a remote bay, where all 115 guests and 7 crew members were safely deplaned,” the statement released by Jet Airways said.
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