Five Turkish Airlines flights to Germany delayed by bomb threat

Posted on August 15, 2013 • Filed under: Mediterranean, Terrorism, Travel Aviation

Hurriyet Daily News reports that five planes of Turkey’s flag carrier airline, Turkish Airlines (THY), were searched for explosives at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport on the evening of Aug. 14 after a bomb warning. All five planes searched by police experts were flying to German cities – Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Stuttgart – Doğan news agency reported. Passengers were evacuated and baggage was unloaded for the inspection. Read article

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