Australia: Plane forced to turn back to Melbourne after man tackled in bomb threat

IMG_0393.JPGHeavily armed police have been called to a plane at Melbourne’s Tullamarine airport after a man who claimed to have a bomb tried to enter the cockpit of the Malaysia Airlines flight. Flight MH128 from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur was forced to turn back to Melbourne shortly after take-off when a 25-year-old Dandenong man tried to enter the cockpit, the airline and police said.  Witnesses described how the economy-class passenger, carrying a “strange-looking” object, went towards the front of the plane shortly after it took off at 11:11pm. He was tackled by crew members and at least one passenger, who overpowered him and tied him up with belts……..Read More