The French anti-terrorist unit gave information of a possible explosive on board flight 385 to SEBIN, Venezuela's Bolivarian Intelligence Service Saturday, the Latin American Herald Tribune reported.
"It was assumed that explosive had been placed on a plane to detonate in flight between Caracas-Paris or Paris-Caracas," Venezuela Minister for the Interior, Justice and Peace Miguel Rodriguez told state television channel Venezolana de Television.
"So far the information we have is the intent of a terrorist group to place an explosive on a France [to] Venezuela flight," he added.
Venezuelan authorities halted the flight's departure and searched the plane, the newspaper said.
Justin Bieber crashes Drake Bell's album release party
Putin thinks Obama would save him if he were drowning