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Bomb Threat Closes Romanian Airport

The Bucharest airport was evacuated Tuesday and a Romanian jet made an emergency landing in Poland in response to a series of bomb threats following last week’s fatal crash.

Otopeni International Airport was closed for half an hour and every plane there was searched following a telephoned bomb threat Tuesday, said airport director Constantin Tudose.

A Tarom airlines jet made an emergency landing in Warsaw after the pilot was told an anonymous caller claimed there was a bomb on board.


 
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