|Two Viet Nam Airlines (VNA) crew members were found to conceal 6kg of gold in their shoes at Gimhae airport on March 10. — Photo vietnamnet.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — The Aviation Administration of Viet Nam said yesterday that South Korean police had detained two Viet Nam Airlines (VNA) crew members for concealing 6 kg of gold in their shoes.
The two VNA crew members of flight VN426, travelling from Ha Noi to Gimhae, South Korea, were caught as they went through the security gate at Gimhae airport on March 10, after their flight had landed, a South Korean newspaper reported.
Flight attendant Nguyen Tuan Phong had concealed two gold ingots, and captain Nguyen Van Dung had concealed four gold ingots. Each ingot weighed approximately 1kg.
South Korean authorities have not given Viet Nam any official details for the moment, a spokesman for VNA said.
The Aviation Administration of Vietnam and VNA are continuing to follow the case. — VNS