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A Jetstar plane makes an emergency landing in Japan due to a bomb threat

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TOKYO: According to authorities, a Jetstar flight made an emergency landing at Chubu Centrair International Airport in central Japan on Saturday due to a bomb threat, but no device was located.

The airport’s runway was blocked after an aircraft from Narita airport in Tokyo, bound for Fukuoka in southern Japan, arrived at 7:41 a.m. (2241 GMT on Friday), but operations resumed at 12:15 p.m. when safety was established, according to the spokesperson.

According to the spokeswoman, there were 136 passengers and 6 crew members on board.
Five people were injured while escaping off the plane, according to a Chubu airport police spokesman.

According to the official, no bombs or other suspicious things were discovered during a search of the cabin and luggage.

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