Monday, January 25, 2016

A Turkish Airlines flight from Houston to Istanbul was diverted to Ireland on Sunday due to a bomb alert.

According to CNN, Turkish Airlines Flight TK34 was diverted to Shannon Airport in Ireland on Sunday morning, and all of the passengers and crew disembarked without incident. The passengers were then moved to a secure spot of the airport while the plane was searched thoroughly for explosives.

Turkish Airlines has confirmed that the passengers reboarded the plane, and the flight was able to continue to it’s destination. 207 passengers, including two infants, were reportedly onboard.

No further details about the bomb threat have been released to the public.

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