EasyJet flight to the UK diverted to Prague over bomb scare

EasyJet flight to the UK from Poland is diverted to Prague after a ‘possible bomb’ was reported on board

  • EasyJet flight from Krakow to Bristol diverted after report of a ‘possible bomb’ 
  • EZY6276 landed in Prague, Czech Republic, around 10.50pm on Sunday
  • Police searched the aircraft but no bomb was found and flight was rescheduled 
  • Were you on the plane? Email: [email protected] 

An EasyJet flight heading to the UK from Poland has been diverted to the Czech Republic after a report of a ‘possible bomb’ on board. 

Flight EZY6276 from Krakow to Bristol was an hour into its two-and-a-half-hour flight when it landed at Prague’s Vaclav Havel Airport at 10.50pm on Sunday.

Prague Airport tweeted: ‘There was reported a possible bomb on board an aircraft.

EasyJet flight EZY6276 from Krakow to Bristol was diverted to Prague last night after a report of a ‘possible bomb’ on board

‘All actions to ensure the safety of passengers and all air traffic are currently being carried out by Police of the Czech Republic.’

Czech police said ‘pyrotechnicians’ had been sent to the scene in order to investigate the report.

It is thought passengers were taken off the plane while a search was carried out by police investigators.

Prague Airport officials later added that ‘no dangerous object was found on the plane after the pyrotechnic inspection.’ 

An EasyJet spokesman said: “[We] can confirm that flight EZY6267 from Krakow to Bristol yesterday evening diverted to Prague purely as a precautionary measure. 

‘The flight has been delayed overnight in Prague where customers have been provided with hotel accommodation and meals and will depart later today. 

‘We take any security threats made to easyJet seriously and work closely with the police and security agencies. 

‘The safety and security of passengers and crew is easyJet’s highest priority and we would like to thank passengers for their understanding.’

Czech police said ‘pyrotechnicians’ were sent to search the aircraft but no bomb was found and the flight has been rescheduled for today (file image)  

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