November 11, 1971
Location: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Canada
Event Type: Threat
Weapon Type(s): Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite (Unknown Explosive Type)
Suicide Attack: No
Doubt Terror: No
1- Airports & Aircraft(Aircraft (not at an airport))
Canadian Target: Yes
By foreigners against foreign target(s) in Canada:
Victims: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Perpetrators: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Description: "11/11/1971: An Iberian Airlines jet flying between Madrid and New York, was diverted to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia after a sabotage threat was made against it. The passengers were evacuated, but an RCMP search failed to discover a bomb."
References: 1) "Kellett, A., Beanlands, B., Deacon, J., Jeffrey, H., & Lapalme, C. (1991). Terrorism in Canada 1960-1989, User Report no. 1990-16. Ottawa: Solicitor General Canada, National Security Coordination Centre, Police and Security Branch. p. 390."