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Turkish Airlines

Plane makes emergency landing in Casablanca after 'bomb' note discovered

The note warned there was a bomb in one of the toilets but the plane has now landed safely.

A TURKISH AIRLINES plane made an emergency landing in Morocco today after a bomb threat, Turkish television reported.

The Boeing 777-300ER plane bound for Sao Paulo from Istanbul landed safely at Casablanca airport after a note was found warning that there was a “bomb” in one of the aircraft toilets, the NTV and CNN-Turk channels reported.

The passengers were being evacuated and a search underway to find any explosives, they added.

- © AFP 2015.

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