Hobart Airport incident – woman charged with making false threats

A 41 year old woman from Knoxfield in Victoria has been charged with making false threats in relation to an aircraft earlier today at the Hobart Airport. The female made remarks about carrying an explosive device in her luggage. Tasmania Police investigated the matter and quickly confirmed the comments to be false.

The flight was delayed for one hour whilst police undertook investigations to confirm the comments to be false and the flight safe to proceed.

The female was arrested and will appear in the after-hours court on the morning of Saturday 15th December 2018.