Threatening Note Found on American Airlines Flight to DFW

Airport operations were back to normal after a temporary "ground stop"

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NBC 5 News

Authorities in Atlanta say a flight to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport was delayed Saturday after a threatening note was found on board.

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport said via Twitter that the note was found before 7 a.m. on an American Airlines flight that was about to take off for DFW.

The passengers were taken off the plane and re-screened at the gate. The Atlanta Police Department was called to the scene to conduct a security sweep of the area.

The tweet said that operations were back to normal at the airport that calls itself the world's busiest after a temporary "ground stop."

The police department said later on Twitter that no threat was found following an inspection of the plane, and no arrests were made.

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