Transcript for Air France Crew Finds Suspicious Device on Board
Kenya after a suspected bomb was found onboard. Many passengers evacuated. Many of them parisians. Chief foreign correspondenter the are Y Moran is on the story for us. Reporter: Hi, Paula. This is rapidly developing investigation right now. Top Kenyan authorities are on the scene at the airport in mombasa. Reports that a passenger and a suspected bomb has been found on that plane and more than 400 passengers and crew are now safe after a tense and frightening incident. Air France flight 463, a fully loaded Boeing 777 headed for Paris overnight, forced to make a emergency landing in mombasa. Something wrong in the toilet, like it could be a bomb. Reporter: Shortly after midnight, 459 passengers and 14 crew members were evacuated be I the plane's emergency slides. Then whisked nearby to a hotel. Where several passengers are being questioned. Airport officials say they're zeroing in on two passengers who appear suspicious. Military bomb experts have retrieved the bomb who have taken it away for dismantling. If this device is found 3 1/2 hours, likely someone abroad that aircraft placed it. On flight. Reporter: A frightening incident for shaken parisians after Isis fighters claimed credit for a bomb in a flight over Egypt. They continue to be attractive to terrorists because it's much easier to get a bomb or a device through security at a third world airport at a smaller airport than a larger airport. This is the third air France flight that has been diverted since those attacks in Paris last month. This one, it looks like, authorities are taking very, very seriously. I want to remind everyone we'll stay on this story throughout the day. Was this in fact a bomb and if so, how did it get on that plane? We want to move on to the big debate overnight in new
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