Turkish Airlines flight grounded after bomb threat was scribbled on mirror

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Turkish Airlines says an Istanbul-bound plane carrying 134 passengers made an emergency landing at New Delhi after note with the word “bomb” was found in a toilet, the latest in a series of such incidents.

The airline said Tuesday that a crew member discovered the note on Flight TK 65, some three hours after it took off from Bangkok. It was diverted to New Delhi as precaution and was being searched.

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Flight 65 was scheduled to arrive in Istanbul, but it had to make an emergency landing. The data above shows its flight path

Turkish Airlines has been plagued by bomb scares recently, including five previous cases of notes found in toilets that have disrupted or diverted flights, reportedly costing the company millions of dollars. Read more…

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