• Threat cleared, no bomb found on Jet Blue plane at OIA


    ORLANDO, Fla. - A Jet Blue plane is parked on the tarmac at Orlando International Airport, after authorities found a bomb threat written on a note Saturday night.

    Officials have already cleared the plane, but Jet Blue is still investigating.

    The plane is expected to be up and running by the end of the day, putting Jet Blue customers a little more at ease Sunday morning.

    “We always fly with jet blue. That is the first time I have ever heard of anything like that happening,” passenger Misty Aikens said.

    The note was found by cleaning crews after the flight had deplaned.

    According to Jet Blue officials, the scare happened just after 9 p.m. Saturday near gate eight and caused several flights to be grounded for hours. 

    Passenger Charlotte Lawson was on another arriving flight and saw investigators boarding the plane.

    “Two police officers jumped out and ran towards the plane that is all we could see,” Lawson said.

    The scare caused several flights to be delayed and many passengers were in the dark as to what was going on.

    “I was in the window seat and I could clearly see that there were empty gates and there was one plane that had police cars around it with lights on it, but we weren't allowed anywhere near it,” Lawson said.

    As passengers boarded their flights with the airline Sunday they said they felt safe knowing TSA officials were keeping them secure on their flights

    “They probably went through the plane and everything like that, so I should be perfectly safe,” a passenger said.

    The incident remains under investigation by the FBI.

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