Device was a scheme to crash plane through sheer terror in passenger cabin, say experts

What you need to know:

  • All the 473 passengers were screened at the airport lounge and taken to safety in hotels where they were also receiving care and counselling.
  • The Kenyan security officials were said to be zeroing in on two passengers who appeared suspicious.

A device placed in the lavatory of an Air France jetliner was part of a diabolical scheme to cause maximum chaos in the air, security sources said on Sunday.

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