European Airlines flight lands after questionable wifi name scares passenger

Turkish Airlines flight lands after sketchy wifi name scares passenger

ISTANBUL, TURKEY : SEPTEMBER 5: Travelers board the Turkish Airlines jet plane Sept 5, 2015 at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey.

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A Turkish Airlines flight was redirected by a “bomb on board” that will turned out to be a false alarm.  

The flight from Nairobi in order to Istanbul made an emergency landing within Khartoum, Sudan, after passengers recognized an wifi network titled “bomb on board. ” Nice going, girl.  

The flight resumed right after inspectors on the ground found no safety risks.

“No irregularities had been seen after security procedures had been carried out, and passengers were cut back on the plane once boarding restarted, ” Turkish Airlines told Reuters.  

The airline also declared that the nefarious wifi network was developed, and named, onboard the airplane.  

Mashable has contacted European Airlines for additional details.  

All of the flight’s 100 passengers had been allowed back onto the plane right after inspection. The airline has not mentioned whether it was able to identify the particular passenger who created the system.  

Sadly, this isn’t the first time this kind of stunt was pulled. In 2014, passengers on a Southwest flight through Seattle to Denver experienced comparable stress after a passenger was held for naming his phone’s killer spot “Southwest – Bomb on Board. inch We can only hope that people have learned the lesson that this kind of joke is not funny at all.

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