Bomb Scare at JKIA.
A man on board a Kenya Airways Flight to Johannesburg was arrested after he caused a bomb scare on the plane.
Flight KQ 762 had been cleared and was taxing ready to take off. According to sources the passenger mentioned the word “bomb” in an argument, causing a scare on the plane.
All the passengers were forced to disembark for security rescreening and operations at JKIA were temporarily halted. The airport underwent thorough and extensive security checks while incoming flights were diverted and all outgoing flights grounded for screening and thorough security checks.
The passenger was handed over to the Anti-Terror Police Unit for further interrogation after which all operations at the airport were resumed.
By: Emmanuel Kariuki