In Indonesia Passenger airline forced to make emergency landing following bomb threat

The plane which flew in from the eastern Indonesian city of Ambon, was carrying 122 passengers.

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Indonesian airline, Batik Air was forced to make an emergency landing in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province after air traffic control received a bomb threat.

According to Al Jazeera, the plane which flew in from the eastern Indonesian city of Ambon, was carrying 122 passengers.

J.A. Barata, a spokesman for Indonesia's transport ministry  said the plane was examined by bomb experts upon landing, but no bomb was found.

Reports say an air traffic controller in Ambon had received a bomb threat via text message as the plane headed toward its intended destination of Jakarta.

Batik Air is part of Lion Group, which runs Indonesia's biggest low-cost carrier Lion Air.

 

 

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