Man arrested after making hoax bomb threat against Qatar Airways flight

Aug 5, 2014 8:30 AM by Cheryl Wengren

LONDON (AP) - Police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat after a Qatar Airways flight landed with a military fighter escort at Britain's Manchester Airport.

There were 269 people on board Qatar Airways Flight 23 from Doha, Qatar, which made a safe landing on Tuesday after the pilot received a warning of a possible device on board.


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