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Delays in unloading passengers from threatened Malaysia Airlines flight need clear explanations from police - The Sydney Morning Herald

On the face of it, the logic seems to jar with common sense. You're worried there might still be a bomb on a plane that's been forced to turn back and land after an apparent hijacking attempt. So you keep nearly 350 passengers on the plane for an hour ...and more »

Malaysia Airlines plane turns back after cockpit entry bid - BBC News

A Malaysia Airlines plane has been forced to turn back to Melbourne airport after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit. Flight MH128, bound for Kuala Lumpur, returned "due to a disruptive passenger", an airline statement said. The flight landed ...and more »

Malaysia Airlines flight MH 128 returns to Melbourne after incident on plane - NEWS.com.au

LATEST: CHIEF Commissioner Graham Ashton has fiercely defended the time it took police to respond to the bomb threat on a Malaysia-bound flight from Melbourne. Ashley Argoon, Therese Allaoui, Mathew Murphy and staff writers. News Corp Australia ...and more »

Malaysia Airlines jet returns to Melbourne over cabin incident - Irish Times

A Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur returned to the Australian airport shortly after take-off late on Wednesday after a passenger attempted to enter the cockpit, authorities said. Passengers and the crew of Flight MH128 had to ...and more »

Police defend 90-minute delay to remove passengers in Melbourne plane drama - The Guardian

Police say the delay in removing passengers from a Malaysia Airlines flight forced to turn back to Melbourne after a passenger allegedly tried to enter the cockpit was necessary because counter-terrorism officers believed there may have been other ...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 »

Malaysia Airlines jet diverted in Australia after passenger threatened to detonate bomb - The National

Flight 128 was about 10 minutes into a flight from Melbourne when the man walked from his economy seat to the cockpit door clutching an electronic device and threatening to blow up the plane, creating panic among passengers. June 1, 2017. Updated: June ...and more »

Malaysia Airlines flight forced to land after bizarre bomb threat - Newshub

A Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur was forced to turn back after a passenger claimed to have a bomb and tried to force his way into the cockpit. Flight MH128 left Melbourne on Wednesday night, but turned back only half-an-hour ...and more »

Hijack Attempt On Melbourne Plane, Flight MH128, Not A Terror Incident, Suspect Has Mental Illness History - Huffington Post Australia

The Sri Lankan man who threatened to blow up a Malaysia Airlines plane departing from Melbourne overnight had been released from psychiatric care just hours before boarding the flight bound for Kuala Lumpur. The 25-year-old is being questioned by ...and more »