Thursday, 2 August 2012 8:30 AM
Another needle has been found inside a meal on an airplane - just months after needles were found in turkey sandwiches on a flight from Amsterdam to the US.
In a shocking similarity to the recent incident, the latest sewing needle was also discovered in a pre-wrapped sandwich, but this time it was on an Air Canada flight from Victoria, British Columbia to Toronto. Originally needles were discovered on Delta Air Line flights.
Making the gruesome discovery on a different airline has worrying implications for the aviation industry because, rather than an isolated incident, it implies the problem could be much more wide spread.
However police, who are investigating the incident, say it is too early to rule out a copycat or link with the Air Canada discovery.
Peter Fitzpatrick, a spokesman for Air Canada, said that the airline was "working closely with our caterers to ensure heightened security measures have been put in place".
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