Copa Airlines flight delayed after bomb scare at CJIA

first_imgA Copa Airlines flight, at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, was on Monday afternoon delayed following a bomb scare.In a release, the airline said that all 127 passengers and six crew members onboard Flight 255 are safe following a false report of an explosive device aboard the aircraft on Monday.“Following the alarm which was raised just prior to the scheduled 14:24hrs departure of the flight, Copa Airlines immediately activated security protocols,” the airline said.Passengers and crew were disembarked for inspection and ranks of the Guyana Police Force’s Bomb Disposal Unit launched a search of the aircraft, the airline added.“After confirming no explosive device was found, the alarm was determined to be false. Copa Airlines worked closely with Guyana security officials during the inspection process. Following their clearance, Flight 255 departed at 17:42h, arriving at Tocumen International Airport in Panama City at 20:44hrs (local time),” the release stated.last_img read more


first_imgKavanagh – having a good gameDUBLIN lead Donegal at half-time in the Allianz National League Division One clash at Croke Park this evening.The Dubs lead 0-05 to 0-04 at the break.Donegal captain Michael Murphy opened the scoring with a point in the 11th minute after a scoreless opening spell. But Donegal could have been three ahead only for a good save in third minute from Dublin keeper Michael Savage.Odhrán MacNiallais played Eoin McHugh but his effort on goal was stopped by Savage.Dublin scored three unanswered points, two from frees from Cormac Costello.Eoin McHugh, Michael Murphy and Rory Kavanagh were all yellow-carded by that stage. Éamon McGee reduced the deficit before Kavanagh, who set up McGee, took a score himself to tie the game at three points each with ten minutes to go.Kevin McManamon however went up the other end to hit his second point to give the Dubs the lead once again.Michael Murphy’s free came off the upright, but Paddy McBrearty levelled the game with a good point in the 32nd minute.Dublin then edged ahead just as the game edged into injury time through Ciarán Kilkenny.During the 5th minute of the game fans of both teams stood for a minute’s applause in memory of the five people who died in Buncrana last Sunday evening. DUBLIN LEAD DONEGAL AT HALF-TIME IN LOW-SCORING GAME was last modified: March 26th, 2016 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Croke ParkDivision 1donegaldublinNational Leaguelast_img read more