For fear of missing his plane, a man pretends a bomb was placed inside

“I just wanted to delay my flight without thinking it was going to get this big.” For fear of missing his plane which was to take him to Helsinki via Frankfurt, a 40-year-old Savoyard called Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport at the beginning of April, making people believe that he was threatened by a terrorist who had just revealed to him having placed a bomb on the plane in question.

Tried in appearance before the Albertville court, he was sentenced to six months in prison, suspended. noted the Dauphiné Libéré. This false alarm was not without consequences. The pilots had already taken off from Frankfurt towards Lyon. The return was therefore canceled and mine clearance teams were mobilized.

The defendant was also ordered to pay a provision of 10,000 euros to the Lufthansa company which was to operate the flight, while waiting for it to assess the full damage.

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