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Latino Daily News

Sunday February 6, 2011

Iberia Flight Evacuated in Chile after Bomb Threat

Chilean authorities have safely evacuated an Iberia flight to Madrid, Spain this Sunday evening after receiving a bomb threat minutes before the plane was to leave.

Flight manifests show 312 people were abroad the flight and all evacuated the flight safely and no bomb was found on board.  A female Chilean national was arresting shortly after the evacuation. 

It is believed that the arrested woman who dropped a passenger at the terminal, made the call shortly after the drop off.  The motive and her identify are unknown at this time.