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Lufthansa says no evidence of bomb on board Eurowings plane landed in Kuwait

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People line up behind a barrier tape of Lufthansas budget airlines Eurowings, Germany October 27, 2016
People line up behind a barrier tape of Lufthansas budget airlines Eurowings, Germany October 27, 2016
Reuters, Jan 15, 2017 - There was no evidence that a bomb was on board a plane operated by Lufthansa's budget unit Eurowings bound for Cologne on Sunday, a company spokesman said in Germany, in reply to an inquiry.
A flight operated by Lufthansa's budget unit Eurowings traveling from Salalah in Oman to Cologne, Germany made an emergency landing in Kuwait after a bomb scare on Sunday, Kuwait's Civil Aviation Authority said, adding that authorities were investigating.
"(The flight) made an emergency landing at Kuwait International Airport because of suspicion that there might be a bomb on board ... preliminary investigations are being carried out to determine if the aircraft is free of explosives," a statement published on state news agency KUNA said.
The flight was carrying 299 passengers and crew, the report said.