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Tourist arrested after bomb ‘joke’

6 April 2004

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE – An Italian man was arrested after asking an air stewardess where he could put a bomb, police said Tuesday.

The 27-year-old tourist was taken off the plane after the incident at Tenerife airport.

He did not have any type of explosive device but has been charged with a public order offence.

The incident happened Monday as the plane was about to take off.

The man had a bag in his hand as he asked one of the air stewardesses: “Where do I put the bomb?”

The captain of the plane ordered the passenger to be taken off the aircraft. The man was later arrested by police.

[Copyright EFE with Expatica]

Subject: Spanish news