After receiving bomb threats on board a flight from New York to Israel, Swiss Air Force planes rushed to accompany the plane. Switzerland has a border crossing with France where their battle planes are based and the flight continued onwards to Israel without problems.

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A flight that made its way from New York to Tel Aviv this morning was accompanied by an F-18 fighter plane from the Swiss Air Force along the French-Swiss border due to a bomb threat regarding the El Al plane.

However, after the plane safely crossed the French-Swiss border, the Swiss plane let the El Al plane continue on its journey in peace.