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NEWS: Bomb Threat on Southwest Flight from Chicago to Phoenix

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posted on Jan, 9 2004 @ 04:19 PM
Per MSNBC TV, the plane has been turned around. Reports saying the flight number is 1003.
Still developing.

[Edited on 9-1-2004 by SkepticOverlord]

posted on Jan, 9 2004 @ 04:20 PM
good good, working on the story as we speak.

posted on Jan, 9 2004 @ 04:24 PM
Well that's not good news... When will people learn not to bring bombs through security? Maybe we should have a Plane Boarding For Dummies book.

posted on Jan, 9 2004 @ 04:28 PM
MSNBC reporting the plane is on the ground, the passengers are being taken off the plane.
The threat was phoned in from a payphone in the Chicago area.

posted on Jan, 9 2004 @ 04:29 PM
"Around 3:40 p.m. Friday, City Aviation Department spokesman Monique Bond confirmed that the plane had turned back.

The flight reportedly took off at 3:05 p.m. and landed back at Midway at 3:45 p.m. Ed Stewart, a Southwest Airlines spokesman said at 4 p.m. that the 125 passengers had deplaned and were preparing to board another flight. "

posted on Jan, 9 2004 @ 04:47 PM
MSNBC reporting no bomb found, all passengers safe.

A flight from Chicago O'Hare to Omaha was found to have "some putty with wires sticking out" in the lavatory after it had landed in Omaha.

What in the world is going on??

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