JKIA temporarily closed after passenger sounds false bomb alarm

Share
Tweet
Post
Send

A passenger was today arrested for allegedly raising a false alarm in a Johannesburg-bound Kenya Airways plane that forced the flight to abort take off at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Nairobi.

Police have said the commotion began after an argument between the said passenger and a flight attendant.

It is alleged that the passenger mentioned the word ‘bomb’ during the argument, causing a scare in the plane, which was getting ready for take-off.

This forced the pilot to abort the take off as the man was arrested and handed over to police for interrogation.

This forced the airport to be closed temporarily as police conducted a search that lasted the better part of the afternoon.

Many affected passengers took to the social media to air their anger over the delays.

Source:The Standard Media-Kenya

Share
Tweet
Post
Send

Related Posts

ICCA and VoyagesAfriq announce partnership

In a groundbreaking move set to redefine the landscape of event coverage in Africa, the International Congress, and Convention Association (ICCA) has officially forged an exclusive partnership with VoyagesAfriq, designating

Sponsored

Follow Us