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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121538
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Date:04-APR-2011
Time:14:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-2B7
Owner/operator:Thomson Airways
Registration: G-OOBI
MSN: 27146/551
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 213
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:FL370 about 100nm northwest of Athens, Greece -   Greece
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD)
Destination airport:Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport (SSH/HESH)
Narrative:
The crew of a Thomson Airways B757 performing flight BY-226 received a bomb threat en route so diverted to Athens escorted by 2 x F-16's and a helicopter. No harm done and so far, no evidence of a bomb.

Sources:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-12961833
http://avherald.com/h?article=43a6b310&opt=0

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Images:

Photo of G-OOBI courtesy AirHistory.net


Geneva - International (LSGG / GVA)
15 January 2011; (c) Freek Blokzijl

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Apr-2011 14:35 wanderer Added
04-Apr-2011 14:49 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
04-Apr-2011 15:51 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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