Wizz A21N at Budapest on Jul 20th 2022, evacuation after bomb threat
Last Update: July 28, 2022 / 15:34:15 GMT/Zulu time
Hungary's KBSZ reported the occurrence was rated an accident and is being investigated writing: "A Wizzair A321 NEO aircraft traveling from Bari to Krakow received a bomb threat and interrupted its journey and landed safely at LHBP Budapest at 12:38 UTC and pulled into the B5 holding bay. Ground service staff did not wait for the aircraft with the stairs ready, the staff opened all 8 emergency slides and executed an evacuation. Some passengers were injured during the evacuation." and stating there were 2 serious and 6 minor injuries.
A replacement A321-200N registration HA-LZR reached Krakow with a delay of about 10 hours.
The aircraft remained on the ground for about 66 hours before returning to service.
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