An American Airlines plane was given a close inspection at Logan International Airport this afternoon after a threatening note was found in a bathroom on the plane, but nothing was found, a Massport official said.
Airport spokesman Phil Orlandella said American Airlines Flight 1037 had just arrived at Logan from Dallas at 1:45 p.m. The plane, a Boeing 757, was being boarded for a 2:30 p.m. flight to Miami when a flight attendant found the threatening note.
"The note said, 'Bomb on board, Boston to Miami flight,'" Orlandella said. The people who had already begun boarding Flight 1318 were taken off the plane.
The plane was taken away from Gate 32 and brought to Runway 14, where it was checked, Orlandella said. Passenger luggage, the cargo, and the inside of the aircraft were checked and the plane was declared bomb-free by 4:10 p.m. or 4:15 p.m.
"Nothing was found," he said.
He said passengers were being boarded onto another aircraft that was expected to leave at 5 p.m.
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