ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182545
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Narrative:An Air France Boeing 777-300 flying from Mauritius to Paris with 459 passengers and 14 crew members on board diverted to Moi International airport in Mombasa, Kenya due to a suspicious object on board that looked like "a stop watch mounted on a box".
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 473|
|Aircraft damage:|| None|
|Location:||Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA/HKMO) -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Mauritius-Plaisance International Airport (MRU/FIMP)|
|Destination airport:||Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
After landing all passengers were safely evacuated using two emergency slides.
A bag was found unattended in the toilet. Kenya Navy specialists and police bomb experts safely retrieved. The Kenya Airport Authority later stated that the object was a bomb, but retracted this statement to say it was a 'suspicious package'.
Other occurrences involving this aircraft
|13 Dec 2020
||490 km NNE of Caracas, Venezuela
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