Air France flight make emergency landing over bomb scare

Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris made an emergency landing in Mombasa International Airport early Sunday morning following a terrorism threat.

Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraina.

The Boeing 777 Flight 463 was heading to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris when the pilots requested an emergency landing at the Mombasa International Airport at 12:37 a.m.

The pilots requested an emergency landing when a device suspected to be an explosive was discovered in the lavatory," local police said.

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"Experts from the (Kenya) Navy and the Criminal Investigation Department are dismantling and analysing the device. Other sources said the device had been found to be real and a suspect is in custody," the report reads.

The Boeing 777 Flight had 459 passengers and 14 crew members. All of them were safely evacuated.

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