A “bomb” threat hijacks a Russian plane from India to Uzbekistan

An official of the Indian Civil Aviation Ministry announced on Saturday that a passenger plane belonging to the Russian airline ‘Azur Air’, which was bound from Moscow to India, was reported in Uzbekistan due to a bomb threat by detonation. “

The official indicated that there were around 240 passengers on board the Russian plane, according to Russian news agency Tass.

On January 9, a Russian passenger plane belonging to the same Russian company Azur Air, bound for Moscow with 244 passengers, including the flight crew, made an emergency landing in the Indian state of Gujarat following a false report that there was a bomb on board.