CT State Police say ‘suspicious incident’ at Bradley International Airport has been resolved

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WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut State Police responded to a “suspicious incident” at Bradley International Airport reported Tuesday morning.

Around 7 a.m., officials received a call about a possible bomb threat on an aircraft.

The incident involved an American Airlines flight that was supposed to be leaving for Chicago.

Passengers were evacuated from the aircraft and a K-9 officer was called in to screen them and search the plane.

No credible threat was found. People were allowed back on the plane and it departed a short time later.

A statement from the Connecticut Airport Authority Executive Director Kevin Dillon was issued:

“We can confirm that the Connecticut State Police is investigating a suspicious incident involving an American Airlines flight at Bradley International Airport. However, the airport is open and there are currently no impacts to other flights.”

Troopers said the FBI and Homeland Security are investigating as well.

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