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Security scare forces BA flight to evacuate in Paris



A London -bound British Airways flight was evacuated at Paris’ s Charles de Gaulle airport on Sunday due to a security scare, but was later cleared for take-off , the airport ’ s operator said .

A spokesman for Aeroports de Paris said an incident “ linked to security” had led staff to evacuate the 130 passengers onboard Heathrow-bound flight BA 303.

“ There was an incident that led authorities to decide to keep the plane on the ground and to disembark the passengers a few minutes before take -off , to carry out additional checks , ” the spokesman said .

The checks had been completed and passengers were due to reboard , he added.

Britain has raised its terror threat level to “ critical” following the bombing of a London Underground train on Friday that left 30 people injured .

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