There was a stir from India to China after receiving information about a bomb in an Iranian passenger jet. On Monday (October 3) morning, Pakistan’s Lahore ATC had informed about a bomb in the Iranian plane. After this the Iranian plane sought permission to land in Delhi.
Indian security agencies were alerted after receiving information about the bomb threat from Pakistan and the Iranian plane was not allowed to land in Delhi. The pilot of the Mahan Airlines plane was adamant on landing in Delhi. The Iranian plane was allowed to land in Jaipur or Chandigarh from India but its pilot refused to divert the plane at either of the two airports.
This information given from Tehran
After some time, India was informed from Tehran that the information about the bomb threat is fake, it should be ignored. Sukhoi aircraft of the Indian Air Force followed the Iranian aircraft with a certain distance before the call came from Tehran. After the news of the bomb was told to be fake, the IAF aircraft dropped the Iranian jet out of its airspace. After this the Iranian passenger plane moved towards its destination China. Later information came that the Iranian plane had landed safely in Guangzhou, China.