Japan cancels 63 flights after forced landing due to bomb threat
TOKYO, January 7 – RIA Novosti. After the low-cost airline Jetstar made a forced landing at Japan’s Chubu Airport, 63 flights were canceled and 4 more flights had to change direction due to a bomb threat in the country. Nippon Television Network.
On Saturday morning, there was a Jetstar flight from Narita Airport near Tokyo to Fukuoka in the south of the country. Then a phone call came from Germany to Narita airport, and a male voice in English called the flight number and warned that a plastic bomb had been placed in the luggage compartment.
As a result, the plane made an emergency landing at Chubu Airport in Aichi Province. In total, there were 136 passengers and six crew members on board. Five people suffered scratches and bruises during the evacuation.
Police checked the ship and the luggage compartment, but no explosives were found. The runway was closed to traffic for 4.5 hours due to forced landing.
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