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British Airways flight evacuated in Paris by security incident

A flight from Paris to London was retained and evacuated at Charles de Gaulle by a false alarm. The British Airways Flight BA0303 was departing from Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) in France, when by a false alert the airplane was held at the airport. During three hours police and firefighters checked the aircraft and each of the 130 passengers. With the help of dogs also baggage was examined. “There was an incident that made authorities to maintain the aircraft on the ground and disembark passengers minutes before take-off, to make more checks,” said a…

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Thomas Cook flight evacuated, at least two passengers injured

A flight from Egypt to United Kingdom was evacuated before take off due to smoke in cabin. The Thomas Cook flight MT519 operates the route from Hurghada International Airport (HRG) to London-Gatwick International Airport (LGW) and this Tuesday, moments before take off, was evacuated after crew noticed smoke and a burning smell in the cabin. The 251 passengers and 9 crew members of the Boeing 757-300 aircraft were evacuated using the emergency slides. One passenger was taken to hospital with a suspected shoulder injury following the evacuation at around 11.30pm and two…

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