Spain-Bound Plane Returns To JFK After Strange Wires Found - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Spain-Bound Plane Returns To JFK After Strange Wires Found

MSNBC.COM - A jetliner bound for Madrid returned to Kennedy International Airport as a precaution Thursday evening after a passenger reported strange wiring in the bathroom, but no explosive device was found, law enforcement officials said.

Delta Flight 126 left the gate at about 8 p.m. ET and returned over an hour later. A U.S. Marshal was onboard the plane, and the New York Police Department bomb squad and FBI met the flight as a swarm of law enforcement vehicles crowded the plane and the 206 passengers were taken off the aircraft.

The wires were determined to be non-explosive but apparently did not belong to the plane, said Paul Browne, chief spokesman for the NYPD. click here to read more

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