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Ryanair plane evacuated after bomb threat made on board

by LLB staff reporter
17th Jul 20 2:14 pm

After a bomb threat was made a Ryanair flight was diverted to Stanstead Airport and a man was arrested.

The flight was travelling from London Stanstead to Norway on Friday morning when crew were alerted to the bomb threat.

The Captain and all crew followed protocol and military aircraft escorted the flight safely to Oslo Gardermoen Airport.

Norwegian police said in a statement on Friday, “The plane has landed safely on the runway.” A 51-year old British man was arrested.

All passengers on the plane were evacuated and the plane is to be examined by the authorities, police confirmed.

A Ryanair spokesman told Reuters, “Crew on a Ryanair flight from London Stansted to Oslo today discovered a note that claimed there was a potential security threat on board.

“The captain followed procedures and continued to Oslo airport where the plane landed safely.

“Customers remained on board while authorities carried out a security search.”

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