Officials investigating threat against American Airlines flight
UPDATE 5:24 p.m. ET:
The Associated Press reports that a young man and young woman seated at the back of the plane were handcuffed and taken off the plane. The FBI confirms that at least two people were being questioned in the incident.
Federal officials are investigating a telephone threat made earlier today against an American Airlines flight at San Francisco International Airport bound for New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
American Airlines Flight 24 was scheduled to leave San Francisco at 7:30 a.m. PT, but has since been canceled, according to the airline's Web site. The jet, a Boeing 767-300, has been moved to a remote part of the airport out of an abundance of caution, according to a TSA spokesman.
Passengers will be deplaned, interviewed and rescreened, TSA said. Local law enforcement will sweep the plane for potential threats.
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