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Report: 2 Israelis arrested after 'discussing Iran' on flight

Passengers on flight from Las Vegas to London arrested after making 'repeated inappropriate and threatening comments' about Iran, armed police meet plane on landing

Published: 03.13.12, 08:18 / Israel News

Two "Israeli" men were arrested at Heathrow Airport in London after being accused of being disruptive on a plane Police in the UK reported on Monday.


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According to a report in Britain's Daily Mail, the decision to arrest the two was made after they made repeated comments about Iran.


The newspaper reported that the men, aged 28 and 33. were passengers on a British Airways flight from Las Vegas to London, flying into Terminal-5.


A source told the Sky News network that the men had been "repeatedly disruptive during the flight and had made inappropriate and potentially threatening comments regarding Iran and the possible route of the aircraft."


The pilot became concerned and contacted London where armed police met the plane when it landed and lead the Israelis away for interrogation.


A Metropolitan Police spokesman stated: “There is no indication of any danger to any passenger or plane during its journey.”




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