Bomb Threat Causes Aeroflot Evacuation In Geneva

October 13, 2016

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An Aeroflot flight to Moscow was turned back to the gate at Geneva Airport on Thursday after a man claimed there was a bomb onboard.

The incident happened about 13:00 (1 pm) local time when a Russian man approached an airline desk at the airport and said there was a bomb on Aeroflot flight SU2381.

The plane, which was already taxiing out to the runway returned to the gate and passengers and crew were evacuated. There were no injuries and passengers were expected to fly on to Moscow on other flights.

A police investigation is ongoing and the man who made the claim was arrested.