EgyptAir plane lands in China after bomb threat

  • AP
  • Updated: Jun 09, 2016 08:15 IST

CAIRO: An EgyptAir plane that made an emergency landing on Wednesday in Uzbekistan following a bomb threat resumed its flight and landed in Beijing, Egyptian officials said, the latest in a series of deadly or damaging air travel incidents involving Egypt. The officials said no bomb was found after the Airbus A330-220 and its passengers were searched by explosives experts. According to the officials, an anonymous caller telephoned security agents at the Cairo airport to say a bomb was on board EgyptAir Flight 955, which had 135 passengers and crew on board.

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