Suspicious package found on Dubai-Amritsar SpiceJet, passenger offloaded


Passengers were offloaded from the SpiceJet plane at Amritsar Airport on Thursday morning after a caller from Dubai alerted authorities about a suspicious package on board the plane, airport sources said.

A bomb disposal squad of security agencies entered the aircraft to carry out a search operation.


The aircraft was removed from the runway and parked in an isolated spot for the search, the sources said.

According to Initial report, a SpiceJet flight that landed at Amritsar from Dubai is being inspected.

Police sources said the information regarding the bag was received through an anonymous call. Sources said none of the passengers had claimed the bag.

All passengers were asked to get off and the plane was then taken to isolation bay.

Wefornews Bureau

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