Kyiv: Police search aircraft with 160 passengers for bomb

The police check for an explosive device aboard a passenger aircraft at Zhulyany airport in Kyiv, after receiving an anonymous phone call warning of a bomb threat.

31 May 2016 17:02

The anonymous phone call warning of a bomb threat on board of a Wizzair aircraft was received at noon on Tuesday, the press service of the National Police’s Main Department in Kyiv reports.

“A police bomb squad, forensic experts, investigative team and operational officers immediately rushed to Zhulyany airport,” reads the statement.

According to the police, the aircraft with 160 passengers and a crew aboard was moved to a designated place to provide the evacuation of people.

Later on, the police informed that no hazardous items and substances were found after checking.

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