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New Zealand's Queenstown Airport evacuated after 'bomb message' found on plane

New Zealand's Queenstown Airport was partially evacuated on Sunday after a cleaner found a 'message' about an explosive device on board a plane.


New Zealand's Queenstown Airport evacuated after 'bomb message' found on plane

Wellington: New Zealand's Queenstown Airport was partially evacuated on Sunday after a cleaner found a 'message' about an explosive device on board a plane.

The note was found at about 3 pm local time on board a Qantas QF121 that had come in from Sydney, Stuff NZ reports. 

A massive operation was conducted by the police and the officers of the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS). After a thorough search operation inside the plane, aviation security and police have found no evidence of any explosives.

A police spokeswoman confirmed that 'some sort of message about a bomb' was discovered on a plane that is now sitting on the tarmac, the New Zealand Herald reports.

Further details awaited.

From Zee News

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