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.