Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Bomb scare onboard aircraft at LAX tonight

A Thai Airways A340-541 arriving at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX/KLAX) from Bangkok -Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK/VTBS) as "THA794" landed safely at 2055 after a note was discovered on the aircraft suggesting there was an explosive device on board, according to officials.

According to local news reports, law enforcement and LAX officials were notified of the threat aboard the aircraft at approximately 1900. Following the aircrafts arrival, passengers, luggage, and the aircraft itself were thoroughly searched for any explosives or materials to manufacture a bomb.

Airport officials said the FBI had been notified and is actively investigating the threat.

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