Turkish man tips off bomb in plane when late for flight

ADANA: Security forces revealed that a man made a fake tip-off that a bomb was in a Turkish Airlines (THY) plane in order to catch the plane on time in Turkish southern province of Adana.

Before the flight, authorities received a tip-off that a bomb is in the plane en route to Istanbul from Adana. Police did not let passengers in the plane and conducted a detailed search with bomb squad. The police later carried out an investigation about who made the tip-off when there was no bomb in the plane.

A 21-year-old man named E.E. was detained by the police. Police said he made the tip-off to catch the plane when he was late for the flight.

SOURCE: CIHAN