Bomb Threats Against Two Delta Flights via Twitter Force Emergency Landing Delta 1156 Southwest 2492

January 24, 2015 Updated: January 25, 2015

A credible bomb threat was made against two Delta flights via Twitter today. The two planes were Delta flight 1156 from Portland and Southwest flight 2492 from Milwaukee.

FBI spokesman, Stephen Emmett told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that NORAD scrambled military fighter jets to escort the two planes to Atlanta after the threats were made.

 Southwest Airlines released the following statement Saturday afternoon:

“Due a security situation, the aircraft operating Flight 2492 was taken to a remote area of the airport where Customers and the aircraft are being rescreened. Our number one priority is the Safety of our Customers and People. We cannot comment on the nature of the security situation.” 

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F.B.I. Special Agent-In-Charge Britt Johnson told WSBTV news that no explosives had been found on either plane.