Suspicious Note Found on Flight From Buffalo to Charlotte

9:44 PM, Oct 22, 2013   |    comments
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CHARLOTTE, NC--- A flight from Buffalo, NY to Charlotte, NC was detained at the Charlotte airport after a suspicious note was found on the plane.

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According to WCNC, the NBC affiliate in Charlotte, officials from Charlotte Douglas International Airport say US Airways flight #2045 from Buffalo, New York,was detained on the airfield after the discovery of a suspicious note on board the aircraft.

US Airways tells 2 On Your Side that the flight landed safely at 1:40pm.

Crew reported a security concern and the flight was taxied to a secure area.

There were 124 passengers on board at the time.  They were escorted off the plane while it was searched.  The passengers were able to re-board the plane to get their belongings and deplane.

FBI officials emailed out this statement following their investigation:

Federal and local law enforcement agencies have cleared the scene at the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. At this time, there are no indications there was a threat to public safety. The FBI conducted several interviews, the investigation is ongoing, but it does not appear at this time that a federal violation was committed. No additional details involving the investigation will be released.

Charlotte's Douglas Airport officials say there is no operational impact to the airport.

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