Two Air France flights from U.S. diverted by bomb threats




 
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November 18th, 2015  
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Topic: Two Air France flights from U.S. diverted by bomb threats


By Victoria Cavaliere and Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two Air France flights bound for Paris from the United States were diverted for several hours on Tuesday following anonymous bomb threats, and more than 700 passengers and crew were safely taken off the planes, officials said. Flight 65, an Airbus A-380 that departed from Los Angeles, landed safely in Salt Lake City, where passengers and crew were escorted into the terminal, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration said. The Salt Lake Tribune, citing an airport official, said it was carrying 497 passengers and crew.




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