Air France flight evacuated after anonymous threat

December 9, 2015 11:33 am

Thomas Serval has tweeted police have asked them to not have any phones
or tablets when going out of the plane. Photo / Twitter / @tserval

A Paris-bound flight that departed from San Francisco Airport was diverted to Montreal, officials confirmed.
plane, Air Flight 83, departed San Francisco at 3 p.m. Pacific
Time (6 p.m. Eastern Time) Monday evening, 11 Alive reported.
Passengers on the plane said the flight was diverted due to a bomb threat, NBC Bay Area reported.

Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Airport spokesman François-Nicolas
Asselin told Le Journal de Montreal newspaper there were 231 passengers
and 15 crew members on board.
Police were investigating and checking out the plane, NBC Bay Area reported.
anonymous threat, crew of #AF083, decided per safety regulations to
land in Montreal as a precaution. Flight landed normally 1/2,” Air
France Newsroom tweeted.
Another shortly after, “Local
authorities carry out inspections. Air France staff is actually taking
care of all passengers 2/2.”
Another passenger tweeted crew members were calm on board and even bought out ice cream for passengers.

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