[New Delhi] Bomb Scare Today Disrupted International Flights.40 Minutes Emergency was declared
3 International flights disrupted after hoax bomb call in Delhi.Emergency was declared at 2 am which was ,after through search,called off at 2.40 am
Two international flights were called back while one which was preparing for departure from the Indira Gandhi International Airport was taken to an isolation bay due to a bomb scare early today
At 01.30 AM a threat call was received at the Delhi Airport’s call centre in Gurgaon.
The caller claimed that there were bombs on three international flights
 9W078 of Jet Airways to Hong Kong,
CX694 of Cathay Pacific also bound for Hong Kong and
LX147 of Swiss Air to Zurich As per authorities this later turned out to be hoax,
However, by that time, Jet Airways and Cathay Pacific flights had already left while Swiss flight was preparing for departure.
As per sources ,The Bomb Threat Assessment Committee declared threat as specific at 2 am. Both the Jet Airways and Cathay flights were called back and taken to isolation bay after landing under emergency conditions. Swiss Air flight which was on-ground was also sent to isolation bay,
A thorough search of the aircraft, passengers and their baggage was carried out by the security agencies and later all the three flights were cleared for take-off by them,, adding that emergency was called off at 2:40 AM.
Sources said that some Air India flights from Delhi airport were also delayed due to bomb threat call last evening.