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Bulgarian fighter jets escort Turkish passenger plane after bomb threat

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Bulgarian fighter jets have once again escorted a passenger plane through the airspace of Bulgaria after a signal was received for an explosive device on board. On Monday, Turkish Airlines plane flying to Antalya was escorted successively by Romanian, Bulgarian and Turkish jets. The plane landed in Turkey without any consequences for the passengers and crew.

Less than a week ago, there was an identical case involving a Turkish civilian plane. The Minister of Defense Dragomir Zakov then commented that such cases were becoming more frequent.




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