Bomb note causes panic on Turkish plane
DHA PhotoA note claiming that a bomb was present on a plane caused panic on an Istanbul-Diyarbakır flight in the early hours of April 17, Doğan News Agency has reported.
The crew found a note with the words “there is a bomb on this plane” written in English, after all 117 passengers had boarded the plane.
The plane was immediately evacuated and pulled up to the parking area. A bomb squad was sent onto the plane, and the passenger and cargo sections of the plane were searched by officials. The passengers were then flown to Diyarbakır on a different plane.
Officials found no trace of explosives on the plane. Investigations are continuing to find those responsible for writing and placing the no