Defused grenade found on aircraft kept as standby for Modi
By admin On 5 Oct, 2014 At 04:01 PM | Categorized As Home Slide Show, National, Politcs | With 0 Comments

I?????????????????????????????????n a security scare, a defused grenade was found last night in the business class of an Air India jumbo aircraft which was kept as a standby for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent US visit.

The grenade was found by the Air India crew on board the Boeing 747-400 which was operating the Mumbai-Hyderabad-Jeddah flight, airline sources said today.

On landing at Jeddah, the incident was reported to the local security agencies who took over the aircraft, the sources said.

The aircraft, which has been cleared and released by Jeddah airport security, is still in the city as Indian security personnel were investigating the matter. The plane is likely to return to Calicut soon.

“A suspicious object was found on board this aircraft. The investigations are on,” an Air India Spokesperson told PTI.

 

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