Tag: hijacking

Jet Airways Flight with 122 Passengers Diverted After Bomb Threat

Reading Time: < 1 minute Panic gripped a Mumbai-Delhi Jet Airways flight on Monday morning after a printed note threatening about hijackers on board and a bomb placed in the plane was recovered. The pilot initiated the hijack alert and diverted the flight to Ahmedabad airport where a thorough check was conducted. No explosives were found in the plane, which […]

Saudia Airlines Plane Isolated at Manila after False Distress Call

Reading Time: 2 minutes A pilot of a Saudi Arabian Airlines plane mistakenly pressed a hijack warning button as it approached Manila’s airport on Tuesday, causing airport officials to mobilize commando forces and isolate the jet after it landed, Philippine officials said. Manila airport manager Eddie Monreal said Flight SV872 from Jiddah made the distress call about 20 miles […]

Terror Threat – Philippines Tightens Security

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Philippines is increasing security at Ninoy Aquino International Airport after the Department of Foreign Affairs received intelligence that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards are allegedly preparing to mount an attack against a Saudi Arabian aircraft. The intelligence was sent to the Philippine government by the Saudi Arabian embassy in Manila, indicating that the threat of […]