Following bomb threat: Flight from Germany to Mexico makes emergency landing
A Lufthansa Airlines flight en route from Frankfurt, Germany to Mexico City made an emergency landing at O'Hare International Airport after officials received a bomb threat.
The Boeing 747-400 airplane had 392 passengers and 19 crewmembers aboard when it landed at around 16:20 (local time) on Saturday, according to Chicago Department of Aviation spokeswoman Monique Bond said.
Bond stated, "This is standard operating procedure. There were no injuries, the aircraft landed safely", and added, "The aircraft is going to be searched. This happens."
The passengers were expected to spend the night in Chicago and resume their flight Sunday morning, Lufthansa spokesman Tom Tripp said. (Albawaba.com)
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