The Kolkata airport authorities received a threat call on Tuesday morning following which a bomb squad was called in. The caller threatened to ‘blow up’ Guwahati bound Air India 729 flight.
As per reports, the call was made at around 8:20 am after which the boarding to the plane was suspended and it was taken to an isolated area.
Search operation is underway to look for any suspicious material.
Further details are awaited.