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Bomb scare sends Vegas-to-LA flight back to Nevada

Sunday, September 04, 2011
A Spirit Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles was sent back to McCarran International Airport after a bomb scare.

A Spirit Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles was sent back to McCarran International Airport after a bomb scare. (KABC Photo)

A flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles was sent back to McCarran International Airport after a bomb scare.

The Federal Aviation Administration said a passenger who was apparently drunk said something about a bomb on board Spirit Airlines flight 245.

Investigators searched the plane in Las Vegas but found nothing unusual.

The man was taken into custody. Passengers were flown to LAX on another plane.

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