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Man 'claiming to have a bomb' tries to enter cockpit to 'hijack' Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne -

A Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur returned to the airport 20 minutes after taking off last night after a passenger reportedly threatened to blow up the plane with a bomb. The man attacked an air hostess shortly after take-off ...and more »

Melbourne Airport bomb threat: Accused Manodh Marks 'concerned' for his safety in custody, court told - ABC Online

A Sri Lankan man charged over a bomb threat on a plane at Melbourne Airport has avoided appearing in court because he felt unsafe, while police have defended their decision to force passengers to wait 90 terrifying minutes on the tarmac for officers to ...and more »

MH128: why did it take so long for police to storm the plane? - The Age

Police have come under fire for leaving hundreds of Malaysia Airlines passengers trapped on the tarmac for 90 minutes after a bomb scare forced the flight to return to Melbourne. Flight MH128 was forced to return to Melbourne after a man allegedly ...and more »

Brit heroes took down man 'threatening to blow up plane in mid air' -

Two heroic Brits were among quick-thinking passengers who tackled a man threatening to blow up a plane in mid air. The drama took place less than an hour into a Malaysia Airlines flight from Australia to Kuala Lumpur when a 25-year-old Sri Lankan man ...and more »

"He's trying to enter": Malaysia Airlines pilot's dramatic audio call after man 'threatened to storm cockpit with bomb' -

This is the dramatic audio call of a Malaysia Airlines pilot after a man allegedly threatened to storm his cockpit with a 'bomb'. The 25-year-old suspect was tied up with seatbelts by heroic passengers after he sparked a disturbance less than an hour ...and more »

Male cabin crew needed, airline union says after MH128 incident (VIDEO) - Malay Mail Online

Picture by Jolene TeoKUALA LUMPUR, June 1 — The National Union of Flight Attendants Malaysia (Nufam) urged airlines to position more male cabin crew aboard flights in the wake of a passenger who threatened to “bomb” the Kuala Lumpur-bound flight from ...and more »

Police face questions over plane threat - SBS

A man who allegedly made bomb threats on an international passenger flight from Melbourne is in custody as Police face questions over their emergency response. Updated Updated 1 June 2017. A man is in custody after an alleged bomb threat on an airliner ...and more »

Malaysia Airlines plane forced to return to Melbourne after passengers tackle man in bomb threat drama - ABC Online

Heavily armed police have been called to a plane at Melbourne Airport after a man who was carrying a plastic bag claiming to have a bomb inside tried to enter the cockpit of the Malaysia Airlines flight. Flight MH128 from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur was ...and more »

Passenger tried to enter the cockpit on Malaysia Airlines flight - CNN

(CNN) Australian police have defended their actions after a passenger tried to force his way into the cockpit on a Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur Thursday. Just after a takeoff, a male passenger on Flight MH128 tried to enter ...and more »

MH128: Bomb threat man had just been released from psychiatric care, police say - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sri Lankan national who allegedly threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airlines plane was released from a psychiatric facility hours before boarding the flight, police say. Victoria Police chief commissioner Graham Ashton said the 25-year-old man ...and more »