Man charged after bomb threat at Denver Airport www.privateofficer.com
Man charged after bomb threat at Denver Airport http://www.privateofficer.com
DENVER CO Sept 28 2008 – A passenger was taken into custody Saturday after making comments about having explosives on a Northwest airlines flight taking off from DIA.Flight 552 from Denver to Minneapolis was delayed for an hour as police and fire responded.
The flight was pushed into an unoccupied area of the runways to be searched by authorities.
Airport spokesman Chuck Cannon says the plane was leaving a gate when the man allegedly said he had explosives in his luggage Saturday.
He says the plane was towed away from the terminal, and authorities boarded the plane and arrested a man. Cannon says no explosives were found.
Northwest Airlines spokeswoman Michelle Aguayo Shannon says about 140 people on Minneapolis-bound flight 552 were on the plane. Passengers went through security screenings again before they could continue traveling.
Police had no comment. An FBI spokeswoman did not immediately return a phone message seeking comment. The man who made the comment was taken into custody. No explosives were found on the man or the plane.
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