OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Frontier Airlines flight has been diverted to Oklahoma City’s Will Rogers World Airport after a “suspicious device” was found on board.
Airport spokeswoman Karen Carney tells The Associated Press that a suspicious device was reported on Flight 481 from New Orleans to Denver and the aircraft landed without incident in Oklahoma City late Saturday night.READ MORE: Colorado Weather: Winter Weather Advisory For The Front Range
Carney says all 156 passengers were taken off the Airbus 319 as FBI and Oklahoma City Police Department officials investigated.READ MORE: Mauricio Anchondo-Olivas Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Former Roommate
Frontier spokesman Richard Oliver said in a statement that after an “unattended personal item was discovered” the diversion was undertaken “out of an abundance of caution.” He said a 1:30 a.m. departure was scheduled.
Oklahoma City Police Department officials didn’t immediately respond to messages left by The Associated Press.MORE NEWS: PHOTOS: Cheesman Park Homes & Governor's Mansion Vandalized With Spray Paint
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