The Omani security agencies carried out a search in the aircraft, baggage and cargo sections, Jet Airways said. The alleged bomb threat to Jet Airways plane comes two days after a Turkish Airlines plane to Istanbul from Bangkok landed at IGI Airport here under emergency conditions following a bomb scare. No explosive was, however, found and the aircraft was allowed to leave.

"Jet Airways flight 9W 536, which departed from Mumbai at 1246 hrs for Dubai, was diverted to Muscat due to a bomb threat. The aircraft with 54 guests and 7 crew on board landed safely in Muscat at 1320 hours local time (1450 hours India)," Jet Airways said in a statement.

All guests and crew disembarked without any incident and were taken to the airport terminal, the airline stated. The Omani security agencies are searching the aircraft, baggage and cargo for any possible explosive material, it said adding guests are being looked after and have been provided refreshments.

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