A 26-year-old Italian national has been arrested on Tuesday while traveling on a Ryanair flight at Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport in Porto after shouting that he had a bomb on the plane. The plane had taken off from Bergamo, Italy, and the passengers were held inside the aircraft for 30 minutes after landing, during explosive and bomb search time. Lisbob, the expatriate assistant in Portugal, tells you everything about this arrest following bomb threats.
The aircraft, which took off from Bergamo, Italy, landed in a security zone at Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport in Porto. The individual, at the "unusual behavior", would have begun to utter his threats just before the landing phase of the plane in Porto.
The landing of the aircraft was originally planned for this airport, but the crew specifically requested that it be held in a security zone with firefighters, ambulances and police, to avoid any problem.
All passengers were detained on the plane for approximately 30 minutes after landing, while the man was arrested and checked on the aircraft. No bombs or explosive devices were found on the plane.
The man was arrested by the Portuguese police at Porto airport.