In the Swiss capital at the international airport of Geneva passengers of airline “Aeroflot”, which was supposed to depart at 12:35 local time to Moscow (flight 2381), evacuated and searched after the call with the message about the explosive device, reports TASS with reference to the representative of the company.
At 14:00 Moscow time the police at Geneva airport I received a call that aboard a bomb, after which a decision was made about carrying out quickly-investigative actions. The passengers were taken to the terminal for further inspection. Was also conducted an additional inspection of the aircraft and passengers ‘ Luggage.
Eyewitnesses told Lifethat the plane was stopped suddenly when entering the takeoff. “We were evacuated not to the airport building, and in a separate room, – said one of the passengers of flight Artem Pervushin. – At the entrance of each searched very hard, checked for five minutes. All bags tell you get on the plane, and we spent here. Now we were given water, but how long should we stay – don’t speak. We do not have any information.”
To journalists a press-the Secretary “Aeroflot” Maxim Fetisov such information has been provided by: the passengers will be transported on another flight – 2383/84, from Moscow sent an aircraft of increased capacity, said the press service.
The caller was arrested and questioned by police, said the representative of the carrier TASS. According to preliminary data, according to Life, the attacker passed the Luggage when you check in, and then was called and told about the explosives.
“Interfax” source in emergency services outlined a different version: “Presumably, an Indian national was going to get on Board a Russian airliner free, required to provide a suitable award ticket, but no reason for this, he did not show. After refusing the man, without leaving the terminal building, called the police and anonymously reported the alleged bomb bomb on Board”.
The man was promptly computed by the police and detained.”On interrogation he explained the circumstances that led him to commit the offense,” said the source.
The press service of Geneva airport has confirmed the evacuation but found it difficult to name the cause. “The aircraft “Aeroflot” was stopped before takeoff. Passengers were evacuated”, – told TASS the representative a press-services of the Geneva Cointrin airport, Bertran Stampi. “More detailed information available to the police,” he added.
On the website of “Aeroflot” is refuted by the information about the emergency landing in Sheremetyevo aircraft with a faulty engine, EN route from St. Petersburg to Moscow disseminated by a website Life. “This information is not true, the emergency landing of the plane. “Aeroflot” encourages the media not to disseminate information, based on unverified information,” – said in a statement the airline.