The terror of the Australian passengers after a teenager on the plane to Sydney & # 39; claimed that he has a BOM & # 39;
Australian passengers frightened after teenager on plane to Sydney & claims that he has a BOM & # 39;
- An Air New Zealand flight to Sydney was based on an alleged threat
- Teenager on board the plane at Auckland Airport reportedly reportedly threatened
- The flight was canceled and the teenager accused of violating the Civil Aviation Act
Bryant Hevesi for Daily Mail Australia
A flight to Sydney was on the ground after a teenager would have made a threat by claiming that he had a bomb on the plane.
Emergency services swarmed Auckland Airport on the North Island of New Zealand after the alleged incident took place on Wednesday evening, Stuff said.
Air New Zealand flight NZ711 taxi driver before departure at 9 pm when passengers were told that there was a & # 39; security incident & # 39; the A320 plane back to the gate.
"The captain came out and said the man had said he had a bomb on board," said an Australian woman who was the passenger of the flight.
An Air New Zealand flight from Auckland to Sydney was canceled after a teenager reportedly made a threatening remark (stock image)
Passengers were kept on the plane for about an hour as the police boarded and the sniffer's dogs checked the man's seat.
Employees on the plane were notified by another passenger of the comment and the police were called at 8:45 pm, & # 39; said the New Zealand police in a statement.
A 19-year-old man was arrested and accused of violating the Civil Aviation Act. He will face the court of Manukau on Thursday.
"The man who was on a stationary plane would have made a threatening remark," said the New Zealand police.
The alleged incident unfolded on Wednesday evening at the Auckland Airport in New Zealand (photo)
The flight has been canceled. Passengers received food stamps, got overnight stays in hotels in Auckland and were rebooked on a Thursday flight.
Air New Zealand said the plane was also scheduled to fly from Sydney to Queenstown on Thursday NZ832, but the plane was canceled.
Air New Zealand apologizes for the inconvenience caused to customers on both services, but the safety and security of all passengers and crew is of course our top priority, & # 39; said the airline, the New Zealand Herald reported.
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