LAX police evacuated a JetBlue flight from Las Vegas after receiving a report of a bomb on the plane
Authorities said Las Vegas police learned about the possible threat at 2 p.m. Thursday. They added that the man who allegedly made the threat was a disgruntled passenger who missed his flight and told authorities that his luggage possibly contained a bomb.
Las Vegas police "took enforcement action" on the man who made the threat and informed Los Angeles Airport Police. LAX officers have cleared the plane and are currently inspecting the aircraft.
"LAXPD is currently conducting their investigation to ensure that the luggage is clear of any threat to passengers and aircraft," LAX police said.
At about 4:40 p.m., police confirmed that all luggage was checked and cleared. There are no active threats on the plane.
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