Bomb scare sees passengers evacuated off flight from Manchester after ‘threatening word’ was discovered on-board because it flew to Prague

  • Flight left Manchester Airport this afternoon and landed in Prague within the night
  • 30 minutes earlier than arrival, a bathroom cubicle close to entrance was locked by flight employees 
  • The captain later revealed {that a} threatening word was discovered contained in the cubicle 

Danyal Hussain For Mailonline

Passengers on a flight from Manchester to Prague had been evacuated after touching down as a result of a ‘threatening word’ was present in a bathroom cubicle on-board the airplane. 

The bomb scare prompted police to floor the flight for greater than 4 hours as they seemed via luggage and interviewed passengers. 

A lady on-board revealed {that a} rest room cubicle on the entrance of the Jet2 airplane was locked round 30 minutes earlier than touchdown.

Passengers on-board a flight from Manchester to Prague were evacuated after touching down because of a bomb threat

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Passengers on-board a flight from Manchester to Prague were evacuated after touching down because of a bomb threat

Passengers on-board a flight from Manchester to Prague had been evacuated after touching down due to a bomb menace

Upon arrival, the captain informed holidaymakers in regards to the word that had been discovered by employees. 

Passengers had been held at Prague Airport because of a bomb menace on a flight from Manchester. 

Beth Parkinson, 26, who’s at the moment caught at Prague Airport together with tons of of others, informed the Manchester Night Information about her expertise on the flight. 

She was travelling to Prague along with her companion Paul when the drama unfolded after the airplane landed.

Beth mentioned: ‘We had been simply informed the flush was damaged and we should always use the bogs in the back of the airplane.

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‘As quickly as we landed the captain mentioned somebody had left a threatening word in a bathroom and we had been to not transfer and needed to depart every little thing on the airplane.

‘It was rather a lot calmer than I might have thought really. Everybody was wanting round nevertheless it was fairly orderly.

The passengers were held for four hours and interviewed by police after a threatening note wa found in a toilet cubicle on the aircraft

The passengers were held for four hours and interviewed by police after a threatening note wa found in a toilet cubicle on the aircraft

The passengers had been held for 4 hours and interviewed by police after a threatening word wa present in a bathroom cubicle on the plane

‘We bought off the airplane in about 10 minutes however then we had been ready on a bus to the terminal for round. We have been ready contained in the airport for about 4 hours since then. They’ve given us water, tea and biscuits however no one from Jet2 is right here.

‘We do not know what the menace was. And we’ve not been informed something.’ 

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The Jet2 flight LS887 left Manchester Airport this afternoon and landed in Prague at round 6.30pm native time.

In a tweet, officers from Prague Airport confirmed that the disruption was brought on by a bomb scare. 

They wrote: ‘Hey, @PolicieCZ checked the plane due to potential bomb menace. In the intervening time all cabin baggage should be checked, estimated time is after 10 pm. Please contact dealing with staff on website for additional info. Thanks.’

A second tweet mentioned: ‘Replace: All checks are completed with detrimental outcomes. The flight again to Manchester can be operated by backup plane round midnight. 

‘Departing PAX ought to contact their dealing with brokers within the gate for additional information.’

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