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Air India flight makes emergency landing in London following 'bomb threat'

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Jun 27, 2019, 3:26 pm IST
Updated : Jun 27, 2019, 3:54 pm IST

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(Photo: File | AFP)
 (Photo: File | AFP)

London: A US-bound Air India passenger plane made a "precautionary landing" in London today after a bomb threat.

The AI 191 Mumbai-Newark flight "made a precautionary landing at London Stansted Airport due to bomb threat," Air India tweeted.

The Essex Police posted an update regarding the Air India flight.

 

 

In a statement, London's Stansted Airport said its runway had reopened. The Air India Boeing 777 "diverted into the airport at 10:15 hrs and landed safely with the Essex Police in attendance," the statement read.

 

 

Tags: london, air india, bomb threat
Location: United Kingdom, England, London