Emirates bomb hoax man held

22 March 2009

A man in his 20s has been arrested by police after a bomb hoax on board an Emirates flight to the UK. Passengers and crew were evacuated from the plane after it landed at Gatwick Airport on its journey from Dubai on Sunday morning. The alert was sparked after a note suggesting that there was a suspicious device was found on the plane, but following an extensive search nothing was found.

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