An anonymous caller told Egyptian security agents a bomb was on board the flight after departing.

The jet was forced to land after hoax bomb threat. After the jet was searched by Uzbek security forces, and no explosive device was found, it has been cleared to resume it’s journey from Cairo to Beijing.

 All 118 passengers and 17 crew aboard the Air bus A330-220 can ease of now and enjoy their flight as they now know the threat was a hoax.