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BA steward arrested for alleged bomb threat

Victoria Ward

Published 17/02/2012 | 09:31

A bomb threat was allegedly scrawled on a lavatory door of a British Airways jet mid flight
A bomb threat was allegedly scrawled on a lavatory door of a British Airways jet mid flight

A BOMB threat was allegedly scrawled on a lavatory door of a British Airways jet mid flight.

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The threat, reading, “The bomb on board will explode at 16.00 GMT unless our demands are met" was reportedly written mid flight from Tokyo to London.



Police confirmed that a BA steward was arrested after the Boeing 777, which was carrying 150 passengers, landed at Heathrow.



Mathew Davis is believed to have been suspended by BA.



A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “Mathew Davis, 22, from Crawley, was charged on Monday February 13 with communicating a bomb threat.



“He will appear at Uxbridge magistrates’ court on Tuesday February 28.”



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