Air India Mumbai-Newark flight lands at London Stansted Airport after bomb threat

An Air India flight to the United States (US) made an emergency landing in London on Thursday due to bomb threat, the airline said.

The AI 191 Mumbai-Newark flight made a precautionary landing in Stansted airport in northwest London.

The airport was briefly shut down during the Air India flight’s landing. Later, the runway re-opened and is now fully operational, the Stansted Airport said.

“Our runway has now re-opened and is fully operational following a precautionary landing of Air India flight. We are sorry for any disruption caused by the incident and would like to thank you for your patience.” London’s Stansted Airport tweeted.