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Passengers evacuate after JFK bomb threat

John F Kennedy bomb threat
Jacob Rosenberg
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Passengers on board an American Airlines flight from Barcelona to New York have been forced to evacuate their plane at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport following a bomb threat.

According to New Jersey police, an anonymous call was made claiming there was a bomb on the plane.

All 200 people onboard were safely evacuated soon after the plane’s arrival at JFK airport on Sunday afternoon.

Following the evacuation, authorities at JFK investigated the bomb threat, with police and K-9 unit dogs searching the plane.

They found no signs of suspicious activity.

Concerned family members began contacting the New York Fire Department after it revealed details of the incident on its official Twitter page.

One passenger documented the experience on Twitter, and said police were holding passengers until all of their luggage had been checked.

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