An aircraft near the Orly airport runway in Paris was evacuated after a man allegedly brought a knife on board and planned to "commit an attack," according to reports.

The Transavia flight was to reach Barcelona.

One passenger said: "Flight Orly Barcelona !! We have been deported for a possible terrorist threat.

"We are on the track and we had to leave all our carry-on in the plane."

According to reports in France, the man 's sister reportedly contacted the airport to warn that his brother was planning to commit an attack.

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The passengers were removed from the Transavia aircraft

Passengers stood on the tarmac after the evacuation

A man allegedly brought a ceramic knife on board the plane

French media reported that the arrested man, suspected of being armed with a ceramic knife, was not known to fight the perpetrators of terrorism.

A man at the airport tweeted: "There is a Transavia plane surrounded by police and firefighters".

No injuries were reported.

On Monday, an Indian national was arrested by border police officers (PAF) at the Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport.

She had managed to travel with a loaded pistol in the luggage of her cabin.

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Main reports of Mirror Online