posted on Jan, 2 2004 @ 11:15 AM
Spanish police forces have detained a chilean citizen travelling from Madrid to London on charges of knives posession, it is believed he had 2 or more
knives on him and was reported by a fellow passenger. The flight plan of the plane would have taken it over most of central London.
The man whose name cannot be released for legal reasons was removed from an EasyJet flight, despite the arrests the flight went on as normal alibeit
an hours delay.
According to police sources, the man was carrying two penknives, both around two-and-a-half inches wide.
They said he was making references to the end of the world only minutes before takeoff from Madrid's airport.
Takeoff was aborted by request of the captain and armed spanish police were on the plane within minutes,