NEWS Wi-Fi hot spot called ‘Mobile Detonation Device’ delays Qantas flight

Photo by Brendan Grainger

A Qantas flight bound for Perth was delayed at Melbourne Airport on the weekend after a suspicious network was found.


Security concerns were raised on Saturday at Melbourne Intl Airport after a Wi-Fi network called ‘Wi-Fi hot spot called ‘Mobile Detonation Device’ delays flight’ was found by a passenger.

The Qantas flight from Melbourne to Perth was delayed in order to search for the device.

Although the device was never found, the plane was cleared for departure and and around 40 passengers opted out to fly.

The flight landed in Perth 2 hours late without incident.

-Brendan Grainger