EasyJet flight #UA8909 to Pula was evacuated this morning after suspect white powder was found on board.

  • UPDATE 1335 UTC Unknown substance confirmed as baby milk powder!

Passengers have been disembarked and are currently in the terminal where they have been provided with refreshments.

Firefighters with specialist equipment from Kent are inside the aircraft to take samples of the powder.

EasyJet statement:

easyJet can confirm that earlier today flight EZY8909 from London Gatwick to Pula was delayed after a unidentified substance was found onboard. The plane has now been cleared by the authorities after the substance was found to be harmless.

Passengers were initially disembarked as a precaution and waited in the terminal where they were provided with updates and refreshments. Passengers have reboarded and the aircraft will depart shortly.



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