JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

​Hanoi man gets nine-month flight ban over explosive threat

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 16:36 GMT+7

A Hanoi resident has been banned from traveling by air for nine months after threatening to detonate a mine when checking in for a Nha Trang-bound flight last month, Vietnam’s aviation watchdog announced on Tuesday.

Le Tuan Huu, 26, is prohibited from flying with any domestic and international carriers between September 16, 2017 and June 15, 2018, after which he will be subject to six-month special supervision ending December 15, 2018, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.

On August 16, Huu was completing security scanning to board a Vietnam Airlines flight to Nha Trang at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi when he made a “mine-threat statement,” the aviation authority said.

As the false statement was considered a threat to aviation safety, Noi Bai security officers immediately booked the case and reported it to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, leading to his flight ban.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!

TUOI TRE NEWS

More

Read more

;

Photos

VIDEOS

Experience summer sand-boarding in Mui Ne

Sand-boarding, a popular activity amongst local children in the coastal tourism town of Mui Ne in south-central Vietnam, is attracting hundreds of tourists to the Red Sand Dunes

Young maple trees given better protection as Hanoi enters rainy season

The trees are currently growing well, with green leaves and healthy branches.

Hunting skinks for food in southern Vietnam

Skink meat is known to be soft, tasty, and highly nutritious.

Vietnamese-made app allows people to grow real veggies via smartphone

Nguyen Thi Duyen, a young engineer in Hanoi, developed the app and its related services to help busy people create their own veggie gardens.

Chinese tourists hit by Vietnamese over dine and dash

Four Chinese were reportedly injured, with one having a broken arm.

Latest news