There was an incident on a Biman flight to Dubai via Chattogram (BG 147) this evening involving a passenger. The aircraft managed to make an emergency landing at Chattogram’s Shah Amanat International Airport.
Law enforcers surrounded the plane on the tarmac and all other passengers were safely evacuated.
Police and other law enforcement have been refusing to confirm or deny that it was a case of hijacking and have been terming it an untoward incident.
Civil Aviation Secretary Mohibul Haque said a cabin crew member raised alarm finding the behavior of a passenger suspicious. The member the pilots of the matter. The pilot made the emergency landing. All passengers were evacuated from the aircraft. Only the suspect and a cabin crew member are onboard. Commando units have surrounded the aircraft.