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US PHL-DFW Air Return To PHL - 6SEP12  
User currently offlinebhmdiversion From United States of America, joined Dec 2008, 509 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 6531 times:

Good morning... I am seeing on philly.com that a USAirways flight has air returned back to PHL due to a security threat...??? Anyone have any news on this?


[Edited 2012-09-06 06:21:56]

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User currently offlineJetBlueGuy2006 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1719 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 6317 times:


It sounds as though a threat was phoned in or sent via the internet about liquids on board

Flight is: 1267


[Edited 2012-09-06 07:30:16]

Home Airport: Capital Region International Airport (KLAN)
User currently offlinemax550 From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 1169 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 6202 times:

Apparently it was a "birthday hoax" called in to the Philly PD (although other sources are saying the PPD didn't receive a phone call).


This one says it was airport police that received a call:

So nobody is quite sure what the real story is except that it's a hoax and there were no explosives on board. Hopefully they punish whoever it was that thought this would be a hilarious birthday surprise.

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