Bomb scare on US airliner
Washington: A Houston-bound US airliner experienced a bomb threat Monday.
The incident occurred in the morning when the Southwest Airlines plane was undertaking a flight from El Paso county in far west Texas state to the Hobby airport in Houston city, Xinhua reported.
According to The Houston Chronicle`s website, a person called up and told a dispatcher that a note stated a bomb was onboard the flight 24.
A spokeswoman for the airlines confirmed that a hand-written note was found on the plane about 11 am (local time), and the plane continued its journey to Houston. It landed safely as the bomb threat was considered non-credible.
The plane was inspected and was found to be safe after arriving in the Houston airport.
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