Bomb Threat On Iran-China Flight: An alleged bomb threat on board an Iranian passenger flight while it was in Indian airspace put the authorities on alert this morning.
The Mahan Air flight reportedly sought permission to land in Delhi but was diverted to Jaipur due to technical reasons. It continued its journey to China after it was reportedly denied landing in Jaipur too.
The plane (IRM081) was on its way from Tehran in Iran to Guangzhou in China, according to the flight tracking website Flightradar.
A call regarding the bomb threat on the flight was received at 9:20 am, said police. The authorities at the Delhi airport were immediately put on alert.