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Kabul-bound Turkish plane diverts over bomb threat

Kabul-bound Turkish plane diverts over bomb threat

Apr 16, 2013 - 15:40

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A Turkish Airlines plane en route to Kabul has reported been returned to Turkey after an abandoned mobile phone found onboard caused panic.

An Airbus 320 with flight number TK-706 left Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport with 135 passengers at 3:05 am, but a mobile phone alarmed the cabin crew when no one claimed ownership, Hurriyet Daily News reported.

The captain decided to land after informing police, who took strong precautionary measures in the apron. The plane landed at Atatürk Airport nearly 2.5 hours after taking off.

Police searched the cabin and cargo units.



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