S7 Airline plane lands in Moscow due to bomb threat
Russia's S7 Airline plane landed in Moscow after one of the female passengers said that she had an explosive device with her, Baza reported.
S7 Airline confirmed the information.
According to the airline's press-service, during the flight from Simferopol to Moscow, one of the passengers stood in the aisle of the aircraft and said that she had an explosive device with her. At the same time, she hasn't taken any action.
Following the statement, the aircraft's chief pilot reported the incident to the crew of Domodedovo airport near Moscow.
S7 Airline said that the plane with around 195 people aboard landed safely. After which, it was driven to a separate parking lot and received by the crews of emergency service and law enforcement agency.
According to Baza, as of 15:50 local time, the woman has been arrested, while no explosive device has been found. "According to preliminary reports, she is intoxicated," the source said.
The administration of the airport said that the functioning of the facility hasn't been hampered by the incident.