EasyJet flight BOMB THREAT – plane declares mid-air emergency

AN EASYJET flight has been forced to turn around just minutes into its journey after a bomb threat was made in an anonymous phone call.

Shocking footage has emerged of passengers sat on the tarmac at Lyon Airport surrounded by police and fire crews.

Flight EZY721Z made an emergency landing at the French airport after the pilot was alerted to the threat just 17 minutes into the journey.

The plane took off from Lyon at 3:04pm French time but was forced to return to Lyon after declaring an emergency at almost 34,000 feet.

The pilot made a Squark 7700 - the aviation term for a general emergency - just...
source: Daily Star

2019-01-19 11:20
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