Hoax bomb threat grounds Ryanair flight

Hoax bomb threat grounds Ryanair flight

A Ryanair aircraft involved in a hoax ‘bomb call’ scare at Warsaw Modlin airport his morning been cleared to return to service and the airport has reopened.

The aircraft was due to depart from the Polish airport to Oslo and had yet to board passengers.

Ryanair said: “Warsaw Modlin airport received an anonymous hoax call this morning that there was an explosive device on a Ryanair aircraft due to take off from Warsaw Modlin to Oslo at 08.40.

“The airport security authorities ordered an immediate inspection of the aircraft (which hadn’t yet boarded) and closed the airport to inbound arrivals as a security precaution.

“The security sweep confirmed this was a hoax and the aircraft has returned to service, while the airport has since reopened.

“Ryanair sincerely apologises to the customers of the outbound Oslo flight for any inconvenience caused by this hoax call.”

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