ibusinesslines.com
ibusinesslines.com November 19, 2017


British Airways plane evacuated after threat

17 September 2017, 03:53 | Charlene Valdez

Passengers have been asked to step off the plan

British Airways flight held on runway at airport in Paris over security threat

A spokesman for Aeroports de Paris said an incident "linked to security" had led staff to evacuate the 130 passengers onboard Heathrow-bound flight BA303.

An additional security check and evacuation of a British Airways plane at Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport in Paris was caused by a false alert, French radio Franceinfo reported Sunday. Now hold luggage being searched by dogs'.

It is believed the plane was due to land in London Heathrow at 7.45 this morning.

'The pilot then said there had been a direct security threat involving our flight specifically.

The plane remains on the ground and is yet to depart.

Travellers had waited on the plane for about an hour, at first being told there were "technical issues".

Anderson told CNN they had not received any further updates from officials but that passengers were re-boarding the aircraft.

He posted: "On British Airways flight BA0303, now being held on tarmac at Paris due to security threat, surrounded by police and fire vehicles". They're being extremely thorough and we're being escorted by armed officers'.


"They need to make sure everybody and everything has been searched".

In a statement, British Airways said the flight was due to take off soon, but did not provide a time.

"The safety and security of our customers and crew is always our top priority", a British Airways spokesperson told the Independent.

'We would never operate a flight unless it is safe to do so'.

The UK terror threat level was raised from
severe to critical on Friday following the terror attack at Parsons Green Tube station.

An 18-year-old man was arrested in Dover on Saturday in connection with the attack.

This is a breaking news story.



Other News

Trending Now

Hamas Agrees To Demands To End Decade-Long Palestinian Rift
The Palestinian militant group Hamas says it is aiming for talks with rivals Fatah as it aims to end their decade-long feud. Gaza's economy is in tatters and it has one of the world's highest unemployment rates.

In the USA , a auto drove into a crowd of people
Police will forward information to the Ada County Prosecuting Attorney's Office when the investigation is completed. On Saturday, a group of automotive enthusiasts hosted this season's, but final "Cars and Coffee" event.

Wenger denies that Arsenal have lost their confidence
We are backing a home win in this game as our prediction as we can't see the Gunners getting anything out of this game. We just need to play in the same way we've played before against Chelsea , in the FA Cup or in the Community Shield .

North Jersey Dreamers hopeful, cautious after DACA deal
Steve King , a Republican congressman, said: "The Trump base is blown up, destroyed, irreparable, and disillusioned beyond fix ". He also praised them as "good, educated and accomplished young people who have jobs". "We're not looking at amnesty", he said.

'Hello, world:' Meet Serena Williams' baby girl
The superstar athlete announced her pregnancy in April by posting a photo of her and her baby bump on social media. Earlier in the week, Serena shared a heartwarming first picture in which she was cuddling her newborn daughter.

Vikings' Sam Bradford expected to play despite ailing knee
This week's Minnesota Vikings at Pittsburgh Steelers game is a much-anticipated matchup between two of the best teams in the NFL. The Steelers want to get him more touches, especially early in the game, so he can develop a rhythm.

#4 USC Pulls Off 27-24 Comeback Victory Over Texas In 2OT
After combining for 32 carries and 238 yards - 166 by Warren - against San Jose State, the two had just nine carries for 24 yards. No. 4 USC hosts Texas in a non-conference college football 2017 game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, Sept. 16.