Man held on suspicion of hoax bomb threat on plane

By REUTERS
August 5, 2014 17:16




A man on board a Qatar Airways plane escorted into Manchester airport by a fighter jet on Tuesday has been arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat, British police said.

The crew of the Doha to Manchester flight had received a threat about a possible device on board.

Passengers have now been allowed off the plane, Greater Manchester police added in a statement.

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