BREAKING: Bomb Threats Against Paris Bound Air France Flights From US
Two Air France flights are reported to have been the target of bomb threats Tuesday night.
One was a flight from LAX that was diverted to Salt Lake City. A passenger on the flight said the FBI was interviewing passengers.
“Emergency landing flight AF65. LAX to CDG. Landing in Salt Lake City. Not sure what’s going on until we land.”
“I was on flight. FBI currently conducting interviews for people on flight due to “unsafe flying condition” on fligh”
The other Air France flight was from Washington-Dulles and was diverted to Halifax.
Air France 055 has diverted & landed safely at 1015pm with 298 pax & crew on board. Pax are being transported to secure part of terminal.
— Halifax Stanfield (@HfxStanfield) November 18, 2015
There is no report yet on whether any bombs were found.
UPDATE: Statement released by Air France
Image of statement via WUSA-TV/Twitter.