Jomo Kenyatta International Airport has temporarily been closed after a bomb scare on a Kenya Airways flight KQ 762 to Johannesburg, South Africa
One of the passengers on-board the plane had a heated argument with flight attendant at around 1pm and in the midst of the argument mentioned ‘bomb’ causing a stir.
The flight was grounded and all passengers rescreened.
KQ confirmed in a statement that the passenger who caused the panic was handed over to the police for interrogation.
“KQ would like to report that the passenger who raised the bomb scare has been taken into police custody. All the other passengers and crew have disembarked for security re-screening and the aircraft is undergoing extensive security checks,” the airline said in a statement.