An EasyJet flight to the UK was diverted to Prague after reporting a ‘possible bomb’ on board
EasyJet flight to UK from Poland diverted to Prague after ‘possible bomb’ reported on board
- EasyJet flight from Krakow to Bristol hijacked after ‘possible bomb’ reported
- EZY6276 landed in Prague, Czech Republic, around 10:50 p.m. Sunday
- Police searched the plane but no bombs were found and the flight was postponed
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An EasyJet flight to the UK from Poland has been diverted to the Czech Republic after a report of a ‘possible bomb’ on board.
Flight EZY6276 from Krakow to Bristol was an hour into its two-and-a-half-hour flight when it landed at Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague at 10:50 p.m. on Sunday.
Prague Airport tweeted: “A possible bomb has been reported on board an aircraft.
EasyJet flight EZY6276 from Krakow to Bristol was diverted to Prague last night after a report of a ‘possible bomb’ on board
“All actions to ensure the safety of passengers and all air traffic are currently carried out by the police of the Czech Republic.”
Czech police said “pyrotechnicians” had been sent to the scene to investigate the report.
Passengers are believed to have been taken off the plane as a search was carried out by police investigators.
Prague airport officials later added that “no dangerous objects were found in the aircraft after the pyrotechnic inspection”.
An EasyJet spokesperson said: “[We] can confirm that flight EZY6267 from Krakow to Bristol last night was diverted to Prague only as a precaution.
“The flight was delayed overnight in Prague, where customers have been provided with hotel accommodation and meals and will be departing later in the day.
“We take any threat to the security of easyJet seriously and work closely with the police and security agencies.
“The safety and security of passengers and crew is easyJet’s top priority and we would like to thank passengers for their understanding.”
Czech police say ‘pyrotechnicians’ were sent to search the plane, but no bombs were found and the flight was postponed until today (file image)
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