Turkish flight diverts to Casablanca due to bomb threat

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ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish Airlines says it has diverted an Istanbul-to-Sao Paulo flight and is landing in Casablanca, Morocco, after finding a note with the word “bomb” in the toilet.

The airline says it is standard procedure to make an emergency landing under such circumstances.

The airline said the Boeing 777 with the flight number TK15 is carrying 256 people.

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  • Morocco

    First of all, thank you for sharing this post reveling the human decision of my country of Morocco under all kind of circumstances to accept the landing of a suspicious plane (fly TK15), after other countries refuse this help,
    But is not gentle to thank my country by showing it’s map by the half, this touched us deeply.
    Thank you to do your best in order to rectify the Map picture ASAP.