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Saturday 3 December 2016

BA flight search clear after 'threat' report

Published 02/06/2016 | 18:36

The British Airways was moved to a remote section of the airport
The British Airways was moved to a remote section of the airport

A canine unit has found nothing suspicious during a sweep of a London-to-Newark flight after authorities received an unspecified threat.

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The British Airways flight carrying 206 passengers and 13 crew members arrived on Thursday afternoon at Newark Liberty International Airport in the US.

A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police spokesman said the crew is off the plane and passengers' bags are being rescreened.

The plane was moved to a remote area of the airport after it landed.

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