URGENT: EgyptAir Plane Resumes Flight to China After Bomb Threat

June 8, 2016 8:51 AM

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Cairo (AP) -- Egyptian officials say an EgyptAir aircraft that made an emergency landing in Uzbekistan following a bomb threat has resumed its flight to Beijing.

They say no bomb was found after the Airbus A-330-220 and its passengers were searched and the plane took off for the Chinese capital four hours after it landed Wednesday at the airport in the town of Urgench, about 840 kilometers (600 miles) west of the Uzbek capital, Tashkent.

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