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Published September 17, 2012, 09:07 PM

Phone Threat Grounds Two Planes at JFK Airport

Authorities isolated two passenger planes at JFK Airport for an investigation after a telephone threat to the Port Authority, officials said. An American Airlines flight and a Fin Air jet were isolated on the tarmac at JFK.

Authorities isolated two passenger planes at JFK Airport for an investigation after a telephone threat to the Port Authority, officials said. An American Airlines flight and a Fin Air jet were isolated on the tarmac at JFK.

A Port Authority official tells ABC News that the caller claimed that a terrorist was hiding in a wheel well of each plane. The FBI and Port Authority police are conducting interviews with crew members. Departing flights were delayed up to 30 minutes.

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