Plane makes emergency landing in Japan due to bomb threat
TOKYO, A Jetstar flight made an emergency landing at Chubu Centrair International Airport in central Japan on Saturday due to a bomb threat, though no device was found, officials said, according to Reuters.
The runway at the airport was closed after the flight from Narita airport near Tokyo, bound for Fukuoka in southern Japan, landed, but resumed operations after safety was confirmed, the spokesman said.
There were 136 passengers and 6 crew members on board, the spokesperson said. Five sustained minor injuries while evacuating from the plane, an official at the Chubu airport police said.
No explosives or other suspicious objects were found in a search of the cabin and luggage, the official said.
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