Attempt to carry explosives device on El Al flight foiled

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 28, 2010 13:49

El Al staff prevent military equipment from being loaded on board flight from Toronto to Israel during routine check.




An El Al Boeing 767-200 (El Al)

el al 311. (photo credit: El Al)

El Al security personnel foiled an attempt to carry an explosives device on board a flight from Toronto to Israel last week.

The explosives device was found during a routine check by El Al staff.

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Representatives from the company reported that they did not suspect the incident was a terrorist threat, instead the explosives device was military equipment that was not reported.

They said that every item that is loaded on board their flights undergoes a security check and that is when the explosives device was found.


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