September 23, 2014
A bomb scare on board a plane at Sea-Tac Airport is over.
An airport spokeswoman says a suspicious object found on an Alaska Airlines plane is not a threat.
Spokeswoman Terri-Ann Betancourt says no one on board the plane
had claimed the object. It appears to be a cell phone that has been
Operations at the airport have returned to normal.
Another spokesman, Perry Cooper, says the pilot of the 737 reported the package to the FAA on a flight from San Jose.
There was no bomb threat.
When the plane landed at 11:41 it was directed a taxiway on the west side of the airport where the 104 passengers and five crew members were evacuated.
Cooper says takeoffs were delayed while the bomb squad checked the plane.