Plane evacuated after passenger brings knife on board to carry out suspected terror attack

A PLANE has been evacuated after a man brought a knife on board to carry out an attack, according to reports.

Passengers were filmed streaming off a Transavia flight to wait on the tarmac at Paris’ Orly Airport tonight.

Vuelo Orly Barcelona!! Nos han desalojado por posible amenaza terrorista.
Estamos en pista y hemos tenido que dejar todo el equipaje de mano en el avión. pic.twitter.com/RwvADZJRAe— Roninyeti (@yetigris) August 15, 2019

One passenger filmed the chaos, tweeting: “Flight Orly Barcelona !! We have been evicted for possible terrorist threat.

“We are on the runway and we had to leave all hand luggage on the plane.”

A witness tweeted that a Transavia plane was “surrounded by cops and firefighters” on the Orly runway.

According to reports in France the man’s sister contacted the airport to warn them that her brother planned to commit an attack on the Barcelona bound flight.

The man was arrested at around 6.30pm local time, it was reported.

Passengers reported having been taken off the plane and said they were being put up in hotels before flying tomorrow.

More to follow…