EasyJet flight blocked by Spanish fighter: ‘Bomb alert’. 18 year old arrested

a airline subordinate easyJet Addressed to Menorca, the Balearic Island in Spainaccompanied by a Spanish fighter after a boy threatened to get one bomb. The alarm went off on Sunday. Passengers were shocked when they saw their plane accompanied by a military plane from the window.

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EasyJet plane accompanied by a fighter what happened

Footage shows an F18 warplane flying close to the A319, transporting vacationers from Gatwick to London in Menorca. The alarm was triggered when easyJet flight EZY8303 was about to land just before 5pm on Sunday. The European Union’s Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) rules state that combatants must intercept civilian aircraft only as a “last resort”. The F18 fighter jet is best known for flying in the new Tom Cruise movie Top Gun: Maverick.

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easyJet answer

EasyJet confirmed the unusual incident, saying that the plane had been intercepted due to “…precautionary security checks“It later emerged that an 18-year-old had been arrested after being accused of posting a threatening comment on the Internet. Police dogs and specialist officers rushed to the scene to assess the situation, and concluded that The bomb threat was false.

Travelers booked for four hours

Passengers have been detained on the runway for four hours After landing half an hour late on the Spanish Balearic Island. A boy accused of threatening to detonate a bomb may have to pay thousands of euros for the fighter’s intervention. It appears that the young man was on his way to the Spanish island to celebrate the holidays with a group of friends.

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The fighter who escorted the plane

The F18 fighter jet is best known for flying in the new Tom Cruise movie Top Gun: Maverick. Capable of supersonic speeds of up to 1,190 mph, it has the ability to carry a variety of weapons including air-to-air missiles, anti-ship missiles, and air-to-surface missiles. They are used, among other things, by the Spanish Air Force and the United States Marine Corps. A Civil Guard spokesperson said today: “The Civil Guard has arrested an 18-year-old British national for a crime of public disturbance in Mahon, Menorca. The control tower at Menorca Airport yesterday (SUN) alerted of a bomb threat on a plane bound for the island’s capital city. Mahone was coming from London, which was still in the air and close to the airport.The threat is said to have been posted on the social media platform.

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