Ryanair flight to Edinburgh grounded after ‘bomb threat’

A Ryanair flight to Edinburgh was grounded last night after an alleged bomb threat.

Ryanair flight FR1108 was scheduled to leave Eindhoven for the Scottish capital at 20:10.

It is understood a written note containing a bomb threat was discovered on the aircraft shortly before it was due to leave the runway.

All passengers were quickly evacuated from the aircraft which was delayed for over 3 hours.

The flight eventually left at 23:30, 3 hours and 20 minutes after it was meant to depart.

It arrived safely in Edinburgh Airport at 00:10

A flight has been grounded after reports of a bomb threat. Picture: TSPL

A flight has been grounded after reports of a bomb threat. Picture: TSPL

The incident is currently being investigated by Dutch military officials.