Vasanth Krishna Sherigar, 33, made a false bomb threat to Mangaluru International Airport by placing a call to the former airport director, whose number he found on Google. The former director informed VV Rao, Mangaluru Airport’s current director. Sherigar was arrested the next day. Allegedly, he made the threat in order to become famous.
An S7 flight carrying Alexei Navalny from Tomsk to Moscow diverted to Omsk as a result of Navalny’s alleged poisoning by Novichok, and his subsequent need for urgent medical intervention; the crew, however, were told that Omsk airport was being evacuated due to a bomb. The crew landed regardless and were then initially told not…
A post office located near Auckland International Airport was evacuated due to a suspicious package.
A hoax bomb threat was made to Sheremetyevo Airport. The threat stated that bombs were planted on three planes at the airport.
Khabarovsk Airport was evacuated due to a bomb threat on the same day the acting governor of the Khabarovsk Territory, Mikhail Degtyarev, arrived at the airport.
A North Wind Airlines flight from St. Petersburg to Makhachkala was forced to make an emergency landing in Volgograd after bomb threats were made against it.
Chelyabinsk Airport was evacuated due to a bomb threat. This threat was received on the fourth consecutive day of bomb threats being made against the airport.
Pulkovo Airport received an email containing a bomb threat. This was the seventh day in a row that the airport had received a bomb threat.
Approximately 800 people were evacuated from Krasnodar Airport due to reports of a bomb on board an aircraft.
Lexis Flores, 26, was arrested for making a bomb threat citing Fort Smith Regional Airport.