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Continuing coverage of the breaking news from Arizona and for that matter Los Angeles -- Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Phoenix.
It's flight 2675.
-- 143 passengers on board.
Law enforcement say basically and nothing else they're checking out a possible threat but Trace Gallagher has an update -- -- what kind of threat do we know.
Apparently we don't know the friendship but apparently was phoned in by the Los Angeles police department we just called LAPD and they won't confirm that but apparently the threat originated here in Los Angeles as did the plane.
-- -- to Austin, Texas the pilot saying out of an abundance of caution that he led didn't Phoenix you see the plane right there I mean the play was kind of pulled off the side of the tarmac to put the stairs up there and evacuated.
We're still trying to confirm -- tweet that was sent out by somebody claiming to be a passenger saying the plane actually had a military escort of fighter jet escort if you will.
Into Phoenix sky harbor airport and you should know each -- -- fox affiliate there they are getting pictures this we should know that the west and a sky harbor airport has been shut down -- -- trying to get traffic re regulated again but for the time being people going to and from the airport are gonna have some difficulties.
You should also know that the south was plane landed without incident and all the passengers got out we were told it was a very calm exit and now we're being told but when the local affiliates there.
To the passengers were inside the terminal -- they're having to fill out these FBI questioned nears.
We don't know exactly what the questions are it may be standard operating procedure because they left all their belongings on board that plane the plane now has a security team that is on board sweeping it looking for any kind of security threat at all.
Highly unusual for a threat to be called in by a local police department and then transferred up to the pilot and then he kinda makes the decision.
On whether to land but that's exactly what just happened in Phoenix.
We're now being told that all those passengers will be re routed to Austin, Texas as soon as.
Another plane becomes available that plane right there won't go anywhere for the time being because it is now.
Under surveillance or at least security watch to make sure that it is totally cleared and they have to kind of do the trifecta of checking the three points of view well LAPD FBI and the FAA will make sure everything is fine with that plane before it goes airborne again and ship -- keeping up to speed.
On more developments as they come -- with this emergency landing at sky harbor.
Or do you I wondered hat if this wasn't something that might affect people went inside because.
They've kept it so far from the terminal you wonder if the police in Los Angeles hadn't suggested there's something on here that might be a danger to people in that terminal.
-- it's a great point and it's a great point why not just bring it up if they thought something on the plane was dangerous enough to leave it in the middle of the tarmac.
It's a very good point because normally you would at least bring it closer to the gates but they brought the buses out to the plane.
And of course they brought the police out to the plane that none of the passengers by the way.
Any suspicions raised on any of them.
They were brought off orally and brought inside the terminal but -- but another passenger again claiming to be a passenger tweeted that there was very high security inside the terminal.
And now as we know those passengers -- kind of being grouped together and questioned.
About what it is that they've been doing over the past twelve to 24 hours or so.
Again very little information coming for either the FBI the FAA or the Los Angeles police department about the origination of this threat -- Trace Gallagher live with a straits thanks we're -- we're informed that the police are gonna hold a news conference.
And we get the details of that news conference will bring to you right away first though.
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