Suspected bomb on a plane arriving in Paris: an anonymous threat causes the eviction of the plane and its isolation

An Air France plane from Chad was isolated this Thursday upon its arrival at the Parisian Charles de Gaulle airport (Paris, France) before the suspect there may be a bomb on board.

The airline indicated, in a statement to the press, that after a threat received anonymously during the flight, the aircraft was escorted by a French Army fighter until it landed in the Gallic capital.

Flight AF865 landed safely at 04.04 local time (04.04 GMT). Its passengers disembarked and the device is being analyzed.

Air France specified that both the pilots and cabin personnel are trained to deal with this type of event and recalled that their “absolute priority” is the safety of both travelers and their workers.

The Government indicated in a statement that ahe interministerial crisis cell at the request of the Prime Minister, Jean Castex.

This cell is chaired by the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, and also made up of members of the Ministries of Justice, Foreign Affairs or Transport.


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