Plane Headed From U.S. to Turkey Diverted Due to Bomb Scare

November 22, 2015 5:29 AM

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A plane headed to Turkey was diverted to Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Saturday after authorities received information of a bomb threat.

The Turkish Airlines plane headed from New York City to Ankara with 256 people on board landed safely in Halifax just before 1 a.m. local time (12 a.m. ET), the airport said. Police were on the scene.

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