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AE plane lands at Monroe Regional after threat

3 years 4 weeks 1 day ago September 24, 2013 Sep 24, 2013 Tuesday, September 24 2013 September 24, 2013 12:00 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

MONROE - An American Eagle plane has landed at Monroe Regional Airport after a note about a bomb threat was found.

FBI spokeswoman Mary Beth Romig said 15 passengers and three crew members were aboard a commuter aircraft that landed safely Tuesday morning.

Romig said no device was found aboard Flight 3648 which left Dallas en route to Monroe. She says agents were interviewing 15 passengers and three crew members but no suspects were immediately identified.

The airport was shut down.

The News-Star reports air traffic is being diverted to Jackson, Miss.

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