Eighteen British nationals were removed from a British Airways flight to London from Israel after one of the young men threatened to blow up the airplane.
Following the man's declaration, an Israeli security team was rushed to Ben-Gurion International Airport.
After the men were taken off the flight, they went through a security inspection. The airplane was also canvased for potential threats. The passengers were found to not pose a risk, and the aircraft was deemed safe. It is expected to set out to London shortly.
British Airways stated: "The safety and security of our customers and crew is always our top priority. We take these matters extremely seriously, and the appropriate action will always be taken."
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