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Suspected bomb threat aboard plane prompts fighter jets to scramble

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By Paul Johnson

Seattle, Washington (CNN) - An alleged bomb threat caused fighter jets to scramble and escort a plane to Seattle Thursday night.
The FBI reportedly got a call saying a man aboard the Alaska Airlines flight from Hawaii to Seattle might hijack the Boeing 737.
Federal investigators were waiting when the plane landed at Sea-Tac International Airport.
K-nine units were used to check the plane for explosives.
The FBI questioned the man and did not find him to be a threat.
No one was hurt.


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