Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Korean Air passenger jet makes emergency landing in Canada after bomb threat

A Korean Airlines Boeing 777 was forced to land after the company received its second bomb threat in as many days.

Flight 72 was been diverted to a Canadian Forces base on Vancouver Island Tuesday evening.

The Canadian Forces says in a news release the flight was traveling from Vancouver International Airport to Seoul, South Korea and was diverted at about 5.30pm.

A company spokesman told The CBC that a person called Korean Airline's Los Angeles office and made a bomb threat referring specifically to that flight.

In response, the flight was directed back towards British Columbia. Read More