Flight from Kuwait diverted after explosion threat

May 3, 2015 23:56

DUBAI - An Air Arabia airliner flying from Kuwait to the United Arab Emirates was diverted to a UAE military airbase on Sunday after a passenger warned the plane was about to explode, the UAE state news agency WAM reported.

The aircraft was boarded after landing at the al Minhad airbase by the authorities who resolved the situation using "appropriate standard procedures", the agency reported, without elaborating. It gave no further details.

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