Mangaluru: Flight operation at Mangaluru International airport was affected following a security scare here on Sunday, August 14.
As per reports, the scare was raised by a person onboard the Mumbai-bound flight after he happened to see the chat of his co-passenger.
Following the scare, all the flight passengers were deboarded and a thorough inspection of the plane was conducted.
Investigations revealed that the passenger was chatting with a female friend of his who was waiting at the airport itself to board a flight for Bengaluru and the two had joked about the security issue.
The person who noticed this went into a tizzy and alerted the crew.