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Air France flight diverted after ‘suspicious’ mobile phone on a plane

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An international Air France flight, on its way to Chicago, was diverted to Ireland in less than two hours after take-off due to the discovery of a “suspicious” cell phone that doesn’t belong to anyone on board the ship.

Flight, AF136, which departed from paris-Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris on Sunday, was cleared to land at Ireland’s Shannon Airport after the crew informed the air traffic controller of the invention.

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To the visitor who originally found the phone was sitting in the chair. The members of the crew were trying to locate the owner of the phone, using the intercom several times, is said to have, for the determination of the “suspect” phone from one of the passengers, according to the Irish Times.

The flight was later met by the social workers and the police at the landing at the Shannon Airport, where the phone has been handed over to the relevant authorities for investigation. The plane then continued on to Chicago, the airline confirmed.

Air France is diverting flights to Ireland as a “precautionary measure,” the airline confirmed.
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Air France described the flight to go to Ireland as a “precautionary measure,” a statement shared with Fox News, while also reiterating its commitment to safety and security.

Air France says that all of the clients and other members of the crew will be subject to a safety inspection before they will be allowed to board a flight to the safety of the flight is the main priority,” the airline said.

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The authorities believe that the phone is able to be a passenger on the previous flight, and it was just missed when the plane was cleaned up, the Times reported. The phone was brought back to the Air France staff after the screening.

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