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Woman arrested for joking about bomb on flight in US
Feb 20, 2019

Fort Lauderdale (Florida): A 53-year old woman passenger, Nathalie Tremblay, flying from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florioda, US, to Montreal, in Canada, by Air Canada, has been arrested for making a joke that an unidentified bag in the overhead section had a bomb.

The incident happened when a flight attendant wanted to know whose was the black roller bag that was stuck in the compartment. “There’s a bomb in it,” Tremblay said and laughed, according to WPTV. The flight attendant reported Tremblay to the captain.

The Terminal 2 at the airport was shut to conduct search operations in the aircraft. The plane had to be evacuated. The Broward County bomb squad did the checking, Sun-Sentinel reported. report. After clearance, the plane was allowed to take off with its passengers.

Tremblay was taken to a jail and was charged with making a false report of a bomb, according to another report. She, a Canadian, was travelling with her boyfriend who, in turn, admonished her for cracking such dangerpous jokes onboard.

The incident happened on Tuesday. The airport (FLL), a busy intercontinental gateway after Miami, is in Broward County, South Florida, United States. Florida, known for its beautiful beaches and other tourist spots like Disney, is a peninsular State on the east coast of the United States of America, running into the Atlantic ocean, separating the Mexican Bay.

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