Person's hotspot name causes plane to make emergency landing

Plane makes emergency landing Photo: BANG Showbiz
Plane makes emergency landing Photo: BANG Showbiz

A person's wifi hotspot name caused a plane to make an emergency landing.

The flight from Nairobi to Istanbul was forced to make an unplanned stop in Sudan after one of the 100 passengers on the aircraft named his bluetooth hotspot "bomb on board", according to news.com.au.

After landing in Sudan, security checked all of the passengers and the aircraft and it was deemed safe to board again.

A statement from Turkish Airlines said: ""Experts said the Wi-Fi network in question was created on board.

"No irregularities were seen after security procedures were carried out, and passengers were brought back on the plane once boarding restarted."

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