SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- An American Airlines flight has been grounded on the tarmac and then moved to a secure area at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) after police received a possible security threat, local media reported on Thursday.
|American Airlines Flight 24, bound for New York's John F. Kennedy Airport, top, sits |
on a runway at San Francisco International Airport on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010.
A passenger on the plane was quoted as saying that they were told by the pilot that police had received a security threat.
The passengers are expected to be taken off the plane by law enforcement officers and rescreened by the Transportation Security Administration.