CAIRO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- A bomb threat forces a Germany-bound passenger flight from Oman to land in Kuwait Sunday, The state-run KUNA news agency.
The plane from Salalah heading to Cologne was Eurowings flight No. EW117, an Airbus A330-203.
KUNA news agency of said 299 people on board were evacuated over the incident.
The plane was diverted to Kuwait "for security reasons and in consultation with the relevant authorities," Eurowings said in an emailed statement, without elaborating.