Passenger on Ethiopian Airlines flight held after bomb claim

Passenger on Ethiopian Airlines flight held in Burundi after claiming to have a bomb

Sally Hayden in a Twitter post cited local police as saying they eventually broke down the door and arrested the man in the incident.

Air traffic at the airport in Bujumbura continued normally, the statement said.

Ethiopian Airlines in a statement said the flight ET817 “reported air rage by one unruly passenger” who created a false bomb alarm during landing.

The airline apologized for “any inconvenience.”

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