NEWS Flyme flight makes emergency landing after bomb threat

A Flyme passenger flight has made an emergency landing at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (INIA)  at 11:49 pm on Saturday night after the pilot received a bomb threat, the Maldives National Defense Forces (MNDF) has confirmed.All 11 passengers and three crewmembers on board the flight have been escorted safely off the plane, the statement said. The MNDF is now conducting a search of the aircraft.The airport runway is now open.The Maldives Police Services declined to state if any arrests were made, only stating that said an investigation team is active at the airport.The flight en route to Baa Atoll Dharavandhoo Island left Malé at 11:04 pm, a journey of approximately 20 minutes.Minivan News understands a passenger on board the flight passed the bomb threat written in English to the pilot via a member of the crew.