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Airbubba
7th Aug 2013, 19:01
[FBI meets plane in Philly after apparent threat

AP 2:30 p.m. EDT August 7, 2013

PHILADELPHIA (AP) A plane from Ireland has landed at the international airport here because of an unspecified threat. FBI officials were meeting the plane.

A spokeswoman for Philadelphia International Airport says officials don't have any details about the threat or where the flight was originally going.

Philadelphia police say emergency officials are meeting the plane and passengers are going to be taken off the jet to be screened.



FBI meets plane in Philly after apparent threat (http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/08/07/plane-philadelphia-emergency-landing/2628587/)

west lakes
7th Aug 2013, 19:15
A spokeswoman for Philadelphia International Airport says officials don't have any details about the threat or where the flight was originally going.


Yeah right!

(US) US Airways 777 Flight Status (http://www.flightstats.com/go/FlightStatus/flightStatusByFlight.do?id=305262774&airline=US&flightNumber=777&departureDate=2013-08-07)

Airbubba
7th Aug 2013, 19:19
Yep, AWE 777, a B-752 SNN-PHL.

fenland787
7th Aug 2013, 19:23
A spokeswoman for Philadelphia International Airport says officials don't have any details about the threat or where the flight was originally going.If true, I think that's even more scary than (probably) some comment from a drunken idiot pax causing the landing in the first place?