Air India flight evacuated after bomb scare

Bangkok, March 16 (IANS) An Air India flight was ordered to park at an isolated area of Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok on Wednesday after a bomb threat, an airport official said.

Air India flight AI 332 from Delhi landed at Suvarnabhumi at 7.10 p.m. and air traffic controllers directed the pilots to taxi the plane to an area away from other jets for safety reasons, an airport official was quoted by Xinhua as saying.

Authorities activated an emergency plan and safely evacuated all 231 passengers and crew members to check for a bomb.

Airport officials said the checking result remains unknown.

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