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United flight at Newark is evacuated on the tarmac after ‘a passenger made a bomb threat on board’

A United Airlines flight has been evacuated at Newark Airport after a passenger made a bomb threat on board, reports suggest.

A Twitter user uploaded a picture showing a convoy of emergency vehicles at the New Jersey airport on Sunday evening. 

A pilot’s announcement on the plane indicated that a passenger had made a bomb threat aboard the United Airlines plane, according to the Lakewood Scoop

A suspect was seen in video posted by Lakewood Scoop being led off the plane as a K-9 unit was brought in to inspect luggage that had been loaded on the plane.

A United Airlines flight (pictured) has been evacuated at Newark Airport after a passenger made a bomb threat on board, reports suggest

A United Airlines flight (pictured) has been evacuated at Newark Airport after a passenger made a bomb threat on board, reports suggest

A United Airlines flight (pictured) has been evacuated at Newark Airport after a passenger made a bomb threat on board, reports suggest 

A Twitter user uploaded images (pictured) showing a convoy of emergency vehicles at the New Jersey airport on Sunday evening.

A Twitter user uploaded images (pictured) showing a convoy of emergency vehicles at the New Jersey airport on Sunday evening.

A Twitter user uploaded images (pictured) showing a convoy of emergency vehicles at the New Jersey airport on Sunday evening.

Once the bags were cleared, they were returned to passengers, the Lakewood Scoop reported. 

The passengers were then bussed to an airport terminal. 

DailyMail.com has contacted the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for comment.  

Source: Daily Mail

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