Plane to Egypt lands in Bulgaria after bomb threat

November 19, 2015 7:53 AM

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WARSAW, Poland — A Polish diplomat in Bulgaria says a plane taking tourists from Poland to Egypt has landed in Bulgaria and is being checked for explosives. A passenger said a man on the flight announced there was a bomb on board.

Vice-consul Jakub Flasinski said on TVN24 on Thursday the plane is being checked by security officers at the airport in Burgos. He said he was assured by authorities that the situation is “under full control.”

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