After Unattended Cellphone Found in Mumbai Airport Turkish Airlines Flight Recalled

Turkish Airlines Flight Recalled in Mumbai After Unattended Cellphone Found

MUMBAI: Today morning An Turkish Airlines Istanbul-bound flight was called back from the runway in Mumbai after an “unclaimed” mobile phone was found on a seat of the Boeing 777 plane.

The aircraft was return back to the bay and all the passengers were deplaned for a thorough frisking. The Boeing 777-300ER plane was scheduled to take off for Istanbul at 06:25 hours.

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A Mumbai Airport spokesperson said.”Turkish Airlines flight to Istanbul was called back from the runway at Mumbai airport after a suspicious object(unattended cell phone) was found in the aircraft,”.

Airport sources, however, said it was an unclaimed mobile phone which forced the pilot to return the plane to the bay.

Airport Officials said The flight has taken off after being the issue cleared.

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