Bomb Scare

Sunday, September 26, 2010
By George Hatcher


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What: PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-200 en route from Toronto, to Karachi Pakistan
Where: Stockholm
When: Sep 25th 2010
Who: 273 passengers
Why: After Canadian police received a phone call that there was a bomb aboard, the flight diverted to Stockholm where it made a safe landing. The passengers disembarked and one man was temporarily detained. When the plane, passenger and luggage were searched and no explosives were found, the investigation turned toward the Canadian crank caller.

The flight was eventually allowed to continue.

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