Plane cleared for take-off at O'Hare after suspicious package scare
December 10, 2012 (CHICAGO) -- An American Eagle plane bound for Hartford was temporarily held at O'Hare Airport after a report of a suspicious package Monday afternoon.
The Chicago Police Department's bomb and arson unit was called to American Eagle Flight 4141 around 2:35 p.m. Monday while the plane was standing at the gate. Passengers were taken off and the plane was searched.
Around 4 p.m., police gave the all clear, passengers reboarded, and the plane was expected to continue on its way by 4:30 p.m.
- Nelson Mandela dies at 95
- AccuWeather Forecast: Unseasonably Warm Air
- Live: Eyewitness News on 7online streamed live!
- Get WATCH ABC for your mobile device
- Photos: Nelson Mandela through the years
- Mandela's influence felt in New York City
- VIDEO: Obama remembers Mandela
- L train signal problems in Brooklyn
- Bill Bratton named next Police Commissioner
- Photos: Bill Bratton, next NYPD Police Commissioner
- Police search for suspect in Brooklyn shooting
- Search for suspects in subway attack on two women
- Derailment victim, James Ferrari, laid to rest
- Knicks crush Nets 113-83