Man arrested over Air France bomb scareComments
By Euronews with AFP
A man has been arrested after an Air France jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Kenya due to a bomb scare.
The flight from Mauritius to Paris was diverted after a suspicious package was found in the toilets.
BREAKING: Bomb found on #AirFrance flight from Mauritius to #Paris. Plane made an emergency landing in #Kenya. pic.twitter.com/jSkKySCUdb— Haidar Sumeri (@IraqiSecurity) December 20, 2015
Kenya says investigating device in toilet that caused Air France flight emergency landing: https://t.co/VBTp9DAmVDpic.twitter.com/V0JydMqxIo— Reuters World (@ReutersWorld) December 20, 2015
The plane, which was carrying 459 passengers and 14 crew members, continued its journey to Paris after being given the all-clear.
A 58-year-old retired police officer was arrested when the aircraft arrived in Paris.