Bomb Alert Got Airline Passengers Offloaded

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Monday, 23 November 2015 17:17

PESHAWAR: Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Peshawar offloaded passengers against intelligence information about a bomb onboard Shaheen Airline flight NL-786 at Bacha Khan International Airport (BKIA) Peshawar.

Officials told media that the airline was bound to leave for Dubai when officials received information about a suspected bomb. Soon after, teams offloaded all the passengers and searched the aircraft.

“Yes, search is underway but things are unclear since we fear a bomb inside the plane,” said BKIA manager Tahir Sikandar.

All flight operations at Peshawar airport are currently suspended. “We can’t risk people’s lives, we are searching the plane at the moment,” CAA spokesperson George Pervaiz said.

However, soon after officials confirmed a bomb was not found on the aircraft. “Flight operations have resumed at Peshawar airport,” a CAA official said.

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