Bomb Threat on SpiceJet Flight at Silchar Airport Turns Out to be Hoax Call

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A Bomb Threat on Flight no. SG 8152 was detected at 1415 hrs at Silchar Airport on 16 March 2021.

The Flt SG 8152 arrived at Silchar Airport from Guwahati and the touchdown was at 1358 hrs. Considering the threat, all agencies were alerted and as per SoP started informing concerned teams.

Bomb Threat slip was detected under a seat at the rear end of the aircraft at around 1415 hrs.

Immediately Passengers were stopped from exiting Arrival Lounge. Consequently, a BTD team at Silchar Airport was activated, Assam Police was also informed. State Government, the concerned SP also arranged the security check-up. They arranged the BDDS team which carried out an extensive check of the aircraft and after hours of all procedure, checking was completed at around 1945 hrs.

This same flight SG 8169 is scheduled from Silchar to Guwahati and to Delhi.
The flight is now cleared to take off after all checks and clearances at 2100 hrs.

109 passengers arrived from the same flight and 66 passengers have departed from the SpiceJet flight.

P. K. Gorai, Airport Director expressed his satisfaction that after an extensive Check of the Aircraft, nothing was found and it was a hoax call.

APD expressed his gratitude to all the team for their diligent service. He also reiterated that Service with Safety is our motto and we are always committed to our motto.

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