WestJet flight from Las Vegas receives bomb threat
A WestJet flight from Las Vegas to Victoria landed safely in B.C. Thursday after a bomb threat.
July 6, 2015 By CBC News
James Bogusz with the Victoria Airport Authority says Flight 1709 received the threat around 4:20 p.m. PT. The plane landed at the airport at 5:43 p.m. and all the passengers have disembarked.
He says officials are not treating the bomb scare as a credible threat, but are taking precautions and a bomb-sniffing dog went through the aircraft.
WestJet tweeted the flight had been cleared and the RCMP will proceed with a criminal mischief investigation. | READ MORE