Air France Plane Diverted to Kenya After Suspected Bomb Found

December 20, 2015 8:57 AM

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Air France Plane Diverted to Kenya After Suspected Bomb Found

An Air France AFLYY 0.56 % flight to Paris from the African island nation of Mauritius was forced to land in the Kenyan city of Mombasa after a device suspected to be a bomb was found in the lavatory, a Kenyan police official said Sunday.

Air France Flight 463, a Boeing 777, was heading to Charles de Gaulle airport in the French capital when the pilots requested an emergency landing at the Moi International Airport at 12:37 a.m., police spokesman Charles Owino said.

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