Plane From Philly International Searched At Boston’s Logan Airport
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A plane that originated in Philadelphia Tuesday morning and landed in Boston was searched after a popping sound was heard from a carry-on bag.
The US Airways flight 1716 left Philadelphia International Airport at 9:24 a.m. and landed at Logan International Airport at 10:16 a.m.
According to sources, a popping noise was heard coming from a carry-on bag and someone reported seeing what was believed to be smoke.
Upon landing at Logan Airport, all the passengers aboard the plane were safely removed and taken to a shelter area nearby.
Investigators, along with a bomb-sniffing dog, searched the plane and several bags that were on-board the plane. The plane was eventually cleared and was allowed to proceed to the gate.
Fire trucks, ambulances and other emergency personnel were located outside of the plane. There were no reports of any injuries.
The incident remains under investigation.