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Lufthansa flight diverts to JFK after bomb threat
December 13, 2016, 11:29 am

A Lufthansa flight carrying 530 passengers was diverted to JFK Airport in New York after bomb threat. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Monday evening that Lufthansa Flight (441) from Houston to Frankfurt was diverted to JFK Airport after a bomb threat was called in.

Authorities confirmed that a call was made to Lufthansa corporate headquarters, saying that there was a bomb aboard the airplane.

The Port Authority Police Aircraft Rescue Firefighter Unit and Port Authority Police Patrol officers headed to the area where the plane landed. It was taken to remote area.

JFK Airport's official twitter account confirmed that all passengers were off Lufthansa flight that diverted to JFK tonight due to a threat. Authorities are sweeping plane and the flight was rescheduled. 

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