Bomb scare hoax call tracked down

Comair Limited has revealed that police have already managed to track down the person who made a hoax bomb...

Cape Town International airport. Picture: Danya Philander/Eyewitness News

Comair Limited has revealed that police have already managed to track down the person who made a hoax bomb threat on a Kulula plane in <?xml:namespace prefix="u1"?><city u2:st="on"><place u2:st="on"><?xml:namespace prefix="st1" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"?><city w:st="on"><place w:st="on">Cape Town on Thursday.<?xml:namespace prefix="o" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"?>

Police searched the entire Kulula fleet at <place u2:st="on"><placename u2:st="on">the <place w:st="on"><placename w:st="on">Cape Town<placename u2:st="on"><placename w:st="on">International<placetype u2:st="on"><placetype w:st="on">Airport and the aircrafts have all been declared safe.

Flights between <city u2:st="on"><city w:st="on">Johannesburg and <city u2:st="on"><place u2:st="on"><city w:st="on"><place w:st="on">Cape Town were delayed but operations will now continue as scheduled.

Comair CEO Gidon Novik said the company will lay a charge against the person who made the call.

“We, with the police, have managed to track the caller and you know all indications are that it was a hoax and we will be pressing charges against that caller.”