PHILADELPHIA – Police with search dogs have boarded a US Airways flight at Philadelphia International Airport after the airport received a bomb threat while the plane was en route from San Diego.
Philadelphia police say the threat indicated there were multiple devices aboard US Airways Flight 648.
The Airbus A320 carrying 88 passengers and 5 crew members was held on a taxiway after landing safely around 6:15 a.m. Tuesday.
No injuries were reported. There has been no indication that the threat was real.
Airline spokeswoman Victoria Lupica says passengers were taken off the plane and transported to a terminal. They were reunited with their luggage and personal items and were free to go.
Lupica says the airline is assisting passengers with reaching connecting flights.
The incident has not affected airport operations.