A Chinese plane bound for Australia was forced to make an emergency landing in southern China after a note was found on board warning of a bomb, an airline official said Tuesday.
Authorities in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou found no trace of a bomb and later allowed the plane to resume its overnight flight to Sydney, airline officials said.
Some 20 minutes after the China Southern Airlines flight departed Wednesday evening from Guangzhou, a note was found in a lavatory warning that a bomb would explode, airline spokesman Jeff Ruffolo said. The pilot turned the plane around and authorities in Guangzhou searched the Airbus A330 for two hours, but found nothing.
Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>