02:17 GMT12 August 2020
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    BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) – A plane with 118 passengers on board has made an unscheduled landing in the Peruvian city of Pisco over a false bomb threat, the national Ministry of Transport said.

    "On late Friday, 24 January, LATAM [airline] flight LA2121, which was heading from Lima to Juliaca landed over a bomb threat. The crew decided to make a landing at the airport … of Pisco", the ministry said in a statement.

    The plane successfully landed at 20:50 GMT, with all the passengers having been evacuated from the aircraft.

    ​Police officers are working at the site, while passengers and crew members remain at the airport's terminal.

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