ANN REALTIME REPORTING
08.25.06 0930 EDT: Tense moments and a lot of inconvenience for
passengers on Aer Lingus Flight 112 from New York to Dublin Friday,
after a bomb threat was called in as the aircraft crossed over
The Airbus A330-200 made a scheduled stop at Shannon Airport in
western Ireland, according to airport spokesman Eugene Pratt.
"It wasn't an emergency landing. It wasn't a red alert. The
flight was coming here anyway," Pratt said
All 239 passengers onboard were evacuated, and all baggage was
removed for rescreening, in response to the threat called in to a
Dublin police station by a person purporting to be linked to al
A thorough search of the airliner revealed no hidden explosives.
Passengers continuing on to Dublin were placed on another flight,