The Latam airlines plane was forced to return to Santiago airport because of reports about the presence of an explosive device on Board. This was reported on Thursday channel 24 Horas.
According to him, about 20 minutes after departure of the passenger liner from Brazil, Lair Neira, said that she has a bomb 20 minutes after the departure of the aircraft, EN route from Santiago to Punta arenas in the South of the country. In accordance with the Protocol, the plane made an emergency landing in Santiago. After landing all passengers were evacuated.
Neira is currently in custody. Members of the special police found no explosive devices on Board aircraft. “A test was conducted of the entire aircraft and baggage, any object with the characteristics of explosive devices it isn’t revealed”, — quotes the channel’s statement to the police. The incident did not affect the operation of the airport.