East Bay News
No bomb found after Seattle-Oakland flight threat
OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (KGO) -- Two men detained during a bomb scare on a plane at Oakland International Airport have been released. The flight made an emergency landing around 8 a.m. Monday morning.
All 126 passengers on the Alaska Airlines flight are fine; they were taken off the plane and had to be re-screened.
Investigators did not find a bomb. The FBI says the threat was not credible.
The scare began after a clerk at a bookstore at San Francisco International Airport found a letter about a bomb threat involving the flight from Seattle to Oakland.
"Policemen came aboard and took two suspects off the flight and from that point they took us to re-screen, and I will say Alaska handled it very well," said passenger Tracy Schei.
The plane is now back in service. The FBI is still trying to figure out who wrote that note.
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