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Egyptian Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Athens due to bomb scare

Arab World Materials 29 January 2011 04:09
An Egyptian Airlines plane with more than 230 people on board made an emergency landing at the Athens International "Eleytherios Venizelos" airport Friday due to a bomb scare, Greek media reported.
Egyptian Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Athens due to bomb scare

An Egyptian Airlines plane with more than 230 people on board made an emergency landing at the Athens International "Eleytherios Venizelos" airport Friday due to a bomb scare, Greek media reported.

According to local SKAI television channel, the plane which had lifted from Gatwick airport in London and was flying to Cairo, Egypt, was diverted to Athens, when a note with the word "bomb" written in English was discovered on board, Xinhua reported.

Greek police are still investigating the case.

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