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Civil Airliner with Suspected Bomb on Board


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#1 Wolford6

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 01:02 PM

According to news reports, a Qatari Airbus passenger plane is suspected of carrying an explosive device or potentially bearing  a terrorist target. It has been escorted to Manchester Airport by the RAF and specialist teams await its arrival. All flights in and out of Manchester have been diverted to Leeds Bradford Airport.

 

 

Why didn't they just divert the airliner to land at a little-used RAF base?


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#2 WearyRhino

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 01:47 PM

Seems like some idiot on board making a hoax bomb threat.



#3 gingerjon

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 01:48 PM

Man arrested for a bomb hoax.


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#4 Johnoco

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 01:51 PM

Glad I got home late last night from Turkey, bound to involve delays!

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#5 GeordieSaint

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 02:01 PM

Why didn't they just divert the airliner to land at a little-used RAF base?

 

Sneaky suspicion most RAF bases wouldn't have a runway long enough for a passenger jet other than Brize Norton and St Athan.


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#6 JohnM

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 02:03 PM

plane actually landed 15 mins early. 


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#7 stimpo-and-kat

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 02:16 PM

Im going to be on that flight in march

#8 JohnM

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 02:22 PM

well, I'd start queuing for security now, if I were you.


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#9 tim2

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 03:59 PM

There's a photo taken by a passenger showing the RAF fighter out of the window of the aircraft.

I personally would not want to see that.

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#10 GeordieSaint

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 06:28 PM

There's a photo taken by a passenger showing the RAF fighter out of the window of the aircraft.

I personally would not want to see that.

 

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Slightly different situation but that's what it looks like...! He got heckled...


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#11 markleeds

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 07:49 PM

Is Johny Wilkinson safe?

#12 Johnoco

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Posted 05 August 2014 - 11:04 PM

Is Johny Wilkinson safe?

Safe? who do you think was flying the RAF planes?


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#13 longboard

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Posted 06 August 2014 - 07:14 AM

Safe? who do you think was flying the RAF planes?

 

Rory Underwood?  :biggrin:






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