All-Clear at Westchester Airport After Threat - NBC New York

All-Clear at Westchester Airport After Threat



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    Authorities say two Atlanta-bound planes were cleared for takeoff after a caller advised police of possible explosives on board.

    A Westchester County Airport spokesman says a caller told officials he overheard two men talking about explosives aboard a flight to Atlanta on Friday at 7 p.m. As a precaution, police searched two Atlanta-bound planes with bomb-sniffing dogs and re-screened all luggage.

    No explosives were found.

    The flights were delayed for about two hours and took off at about 9:30 p.m. Police are investigating the phone tip.

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