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Plane cleared for take-off at O'Hare after suspicious package scare

Monday, December 10, 2012
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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.

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