The Aviation Eye

Attempted hijack of a Biman Bangladesh flight #BG147 Dhaka to Dubai via Chittagong

Flight landed in Chittagong, the police have secured the airport.

Flight BG147, which was on its way to Dubai (DXB/OMDB) from Dhaka (DAC/VGHS), made an emergency landing at Chittagong (CGP/VGEG).

Passengers have been evacuated from the airport, while certain reports stipulated that one crew member was injured.

The 25 year old shooter has now been confirmed as dead due to injuries sustained in a shootout with special forces, all passengers have been evacuated from the aircraft safely.

Special forces have confirmed the shooter only had a pistol and no bomb like he claimed to have.

Jérôme Formisani

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