Bomb threat forced Russian plane to emergency landing in Baku
A Russian Ural Airlines passenger jet flying Bahrain to Moscow made an emergency landing in Baku capital of Azerbaijan Republic over bomb threat on Monday.
The pilot suspected a bomb might be on board the plane when the crew received information about possible restricted items" on board and pilot requested an emergency landing at the nearest airport to have checks carried out, Reuters reported.
All passengers and crew were safely evacuated and a search carried out, but no bomb was found.
A source at the airport told Reuters that a passenger had been detained following the emergency landing.
The flight departed Bahrain at 11 a.m local time, and landed in Baku about 2 hours later, according to flight tracking website Flight Radar24. 105/205