Boeing flight diverted after bomb scare

A Boeing en route from Istanbul to Sao Paulo, declared an emergency and diverted to Casablanca, Morocco.

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300 with 256 passengers on board en route from Istanbul to Sao Paulo declared an emergency and diverted to Casablanca, a spokeswoman for the airline said.

Passengers have been evacuated, according to the recent reports. A search to find any explosive device was underway.

According to AirLive’s Twitter, a note reading “Bomb” was found at the airplane’s toilet cabin.

The airliner landed safely in Casablanca at 12:30 GMT. Prior to that, all flights were diverted from the Casablanca airport, Sputnik reported.