New York (Online): The administration says a Lufthansa flight has been diverted to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport due to a bomb threat.
According to Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman, Lufthansa Flight 441 was heading from Houston, Texas, to Frankfurt, Germany, Monday night when a threat was called in to the airline's corporate headquarters in Cologne, Germany.
The spokesman told that the pilot was notified and chose to divert to JFK as a precaution. The plane was taken to a remote area of the airport where 530 passengers and crew were evacuated.
The officials searched the plane. Although Steve Coleman informed that nothing suspicious was found.
The flight has been rescheduled. The incident did not impact flight operations at JFK.