Air France Flight Evacuated in Amsterdam Due to Threat

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The flight had 85 passengers and six crew members onboard.

 

An Air France flight from Amsterdam to Paris has been evacuated at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport after authorities received a threatening tweet.

Dennis Muller, a Dutch military police spokesman., says Air France flight 1741 was due to take off at 14:45 CET but was evacuated shortly before that.

An Air France spokeswoman said the flight had 85 passengers and six crew members onboard. Police are searching the Airbus A320 now.

Authorities on are alert after at least 127 people died Friday night in gun and bomb attacks in Paris. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility.

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