Plane lands in Iceland after bomb threat

An Aeroflot plane carrying 256 people from New York to Moscow has made an unscheduled landing in Iceland after a report of a bomb on board, according to a Russian media report.

The Itar-Tass news agency cited Aeroflot spokeswoman Irina Dannenberg as saying the report was made by an anonymous caller to New York City police after the plane took off.

The aircraft, an Airbus A330, landed at Iceland’s Keflavik international airport, where baggage and passengers were being inspected.

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