Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Delta Airlines Lagos to Atlanta flight makes unscheduled stop in Senegal

A Delta Airlines flight going from Lagos to Atlanta yesterday June 9th was diverted to Dakar Senegal after a threat was detected on board the flight. A passenger who tweeted about the incident said another passenger on board seemed to have smuggled a bag of dynamite on the plane.
Speaking about the diversion, Delta Airlines Director Corporate Communications, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Olivia Cullis, said the flight was diverted to Dakar for “precautionary reasons”...
"Delta flight DL55 from Lagos to Atlanta diverted to Dakar, Senegal for precautionary reasons. After a short stop, the flight resumed to the United States. The safety and security of our passengers and crew is our number one priority.” She explained.
Continue to see more tweets from the passenger... 


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