Passengers detained on US Airways flight

by nph | July 9th, 2010

July 1, 2010

According to the Kansas City Star, passengers on a US Airways flight from Kansas City that landed in Richmond, Virginia, were kept on the plane for more than an hour while authorities investigated a threat.

Passengers were shuttled to the terminal and their bags were rescreened.

A Kansas City FBI spokesperson said the called-in threat was deemed to be non-credible and the plane was safe.

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