Bomb threat forces evacuation of commercial jet after landing in San Diego

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An Alaska Airlines plane– operated by SkyWest Airlines– landed in San Diego on Monday and was forced to evacuate due to an unspecified bomb threat, prompting a multi-agency response at the city's main airport.

Alaska flight 3352 originated in San Francisco and landed in San Diego at 5:08 p.m., according to Fox 5 San Diego. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration received the "non-credible, non-specific" bomb threat, Alaska Airlines told Fox Business.

Alaska Airlines Airbus A320-214 takes off from Los Angeles international Airport on January 13, 2021. (Photo by AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images) (AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

The passengers were deplaned and shuttled to a terminal without incident, the airline told the outlet.

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The FBI said in a statement that the plane was isolated and searched by personnel from the agency and Port of San Diego Harbor Police. 

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The plane was determined to be safe and it was determined that there was no threat. The FBI said its investigation is ongoing. 

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