The Malaysian Airlines plane returned to Melbourne airport due to potential terror threats
Moscow. May 31. INTERFAX.RU — Aircraft Airlines Malaysian Airlines, EN route flight MH 128 from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur, was forced to return to Melbourne airport after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.
The passenger said he had explosives. According to preliminary data, the offender was neutralized by other passengers.
At the moment the airport is closed, aircraft landed isolated.
UPDATE: Melbourne Airport on lockdown after a passenger on #MH128 claimed to have explosives, was tackled by other passengers – CBC
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The Australian Federal police confirmed the incident and said they are already taking the necessary measures.
Malaysia Airlines flight #MH128 forced to turn back after bomb threat https://t.co/vbMdv9ZwRj pic.twitter.com/LAjH8vZZ2G
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