The photoplay unfolded as flight staff found out a man “of Arab origin” had checked in but had dwindled to board the plane, according to S nish press.
nic began to spread volume ssengers as staff found a suitcase on the plane that appeared to be a rt of to no-one on board.
The incident took place before the flight scheduled for Bilbao in northern S in was due to take off from ris’ Charles de Gaulle airport.
The soaring was operated by Air France subsidiary Hop, and it was not immediately clear why the ssengers were not emptied from the aircraft.
Instead they endured an agonising three hour break while authorities investigated, during which some rang their ssioned ones in tears to say goodbye.
The man who failed to board the flight is believed to entertain been travelling with another woman, who was on the plane along with round 100 ssengers.
The woman was interrogated by airport staff but failed to fit because she did not speak French or S nish.
It is not known whether the missing man has since been start.
One S nish ssenger told S nish news per El Correo: “It was horrible.
“It’s occur that there were people who called home to say something bare serious was happening and they didn’t know what was going to turn up.”
The son of a woman on board the flight told a S nish radio station his mother had postpone a summoned him “as if to say goodbye”.
He added: “My mother told me people were war cry, calling their families to tell them they didn’t recognize what was happening.
“She was speaking to me in a voice… like she was saying goodbye.”
Air France has not buttressed details of the incident, but said “safety checks” carried out on the flight took “longer than wait for”.