Bomb Threat Delays Lambert Flight
By Matt Sepic, KWMU
St. Louis – A bomb threat delayed a Southwest Airlines flight to Orlando Friday morning at Lambert Airport.
As the plane was leaving the gate, a passenger found a Sky Mall magazine on which someone had written "There's a bomb on this plane. You're about to crash and blow up."
Airport officials moved the aircraft to an isolated area and searched it with bomb-sniffing dogs, but found nothing.
Airport Police Chief Paul Mason says the passenger who found the note is not a suspect.
"We have no reason to suspect that person," Mason said. "People sitting on both sides of that person saw nobody writing anything. And that person was a passenger that got on the airplane here in St. Louis."
Mason says no other airport operations were affected.
The FBI is investigating.