Attempt to carry explosives device on El Al flight foiled

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

September 28, 2010 13:49
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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