London to New Jersey flight: Bomb threat made against British Airways aircraft
Airport police have received a bomb threat about a flight from London that landed in Newark, New Jersey.
The threat was reportedly made from a pay phone inside a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport.
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The flight, carrying 206 passengers and 13 crew members, arrived at around 1pm local time at Newark, said Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police spokesman Joe Pentangelo.
The British Airways aircraft has been moved to a remote section of the airport and is surrounded by police and emergency crews.
Mr Pentangelo said the passengers' checked bags and carry-ons will be rescreened as a precaution.
Belfast Telegraph Digital