Turkish Airways flight diverts to Canada right after bomb menace

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — The Royal Canadian Mounted Law enforcement says it is investigating a bomb risk that brought on a Turkish Airways flight from New York City to Istanbul to divert and land in Canada.

Halifax Stanfield Worldwide Airport stated on its Twitter feed early Sunday that Flight two had landed securely and that law enforcement had been at the scene.

The airport’s tweet suggests 256 men and women ended up on board.

The RCMP in Nova Scotia stated on its Twitter feed that it would not comment on the specifics of the bomb danger and was looking to discover the person or folks dependable.

It added that law enforcement will be “browsing the Turkish Airlines plane employing law enforcement puppies qualified in explosives.”

The RCMP said the bomb menace was acquired at 10:50 p.m. regional time. Flight monitoring web sites present the flight had presently taken off from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York by then.

Previous Tuesday night, Air France Flight fifty five from Dulles Global Airport outside Washington was diverted to Halifax soon after an nameless bomb risk was phoned in after the aircraft experienced taken off. An FBI statement late Tuesday mentioned authorities had investigated and found no credible danger, and the RCMP explained investigators located no proof of an explosive device.

That menace arrived following the Nov. thirteen attacks in Paris that killed one hundred thirty individuals and heightened security worries around the world.

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