Istanbul: Five Turkish Airline Planes Searched for Explosives After Bomb Warning

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Reporter
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.
August 14, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Five Turkish Airline planes were searched for bombs at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport after a bomb warning on August 14.

All five planes were flying to German cities, reported the Dogan News Agency

Passengers were made to get off the planes and the baggage was completely unloaded for the inspections, causing delays of several hours.

No bombs were discovered during the searches.

Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Reporter
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.