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Bomb scare on domestic flight

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 5/11/2016

A domestic aircraft has been isolated at Christchurch Airport while a bomb scare was checked out.

Police received reports of a bomb on a domestic flight from Palmerston North to Christchurch about 2.30pm on Saturday.

The plane was isolated and passengers were evacuated when it landed at at 3.08pm.

Working with Aviation Security, Police searched the plane, passengers and luggage and found no evidence of an explosive.

Police are investigating the source of the threat.

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