Plane Evacuated After Flight From Texas

COLUMBUS, Ohio (November 18, 2013) A bomb threat led to the evacuation of passengers from a plane that landed Monday in Columbus, Ohio after a flight from Texas,
Angie Tabor with the Columbus Regional Airport Authority said.

Tabor said the threat was made before American Airline flight 302 landed at around noon Monday in Columbus after a regularly scheduled flight from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

Tabor says 133 passengers and five crew members were evacuated from the plane, a Boeing MD80, which was parked away from the terminal according to airport procedures.

Tabor says other flights were proceeding normally.

She said airport police, the Transportation Security Administration, the FBI and the Columbus bomb squad are investigating.


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