Bomb

USAF successfully test-drops B61 nuclear bomb using F-35A

The F-35A fighter jet gets a step closer to nuclear carrying capability after successful tests with B61-12 bombs....


Former Libyan agent indicted for 1988 Lockerbie bombing

A former Libyan secret service agent was indicted for participating in the bombing of a Pan Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland, in December 1988....


Student fakes bomb threat to avoid meeting his parents

A fake bomb threat in an EasyJet flight from Lyon to Rennes, France, forced the plane to turn back for inspection on January 18, 2019. The caller has been identified as a 23-year-old student that did not want to meet his parents....


Wizz Air makes emergency landing after faux bomb threat

Romanian authorities say a Wizz Air flight from Georgia to Poland was forced to make an emergency landing in Bucharest because of a bomb threat that turned out to be a false alarm....


WW2 bomb found at Brussels airport, safety perimeter established

A bomb from the Second World War was discovered on August 20, 2018, under the apron of Brussels Airport (BRU) in Belgium. The ordnance was later defused in the night between August 21 and 22, 2018....


Spate of bomb threats grounds nine passenger planes in S. America

Nine planes were forced to make emergency changes to their flights within Chilean, Argentine and Peruvian airspace on August 16, 2018, following multiple bomb threats....


Underwear Bomber sues US Justice Department over rights violation

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian man serving life sentences for attempting to detonate a bomb on a plane on Christmas Day 2009 filed a lawsuit against the US Justice Department claiming he is being denied his free speech and religious rights....


Teenager sentenced for sending airline bomb hoaxes via Twitter

A teenager from the United Kingdom has been sentenced for sending bomb hoaxes via Twitter to American Airlines and Delta....


Terror attacks shake Belgium: 14 dead at Brussels airport

Police confirmed three suicide belts found at the Brussels airport, 14 people have been killed....