Passengers onboard an incoming flight from Barcelona have made an emergency deplaning at New York's J.F.K. airport after an unspecified bomb threat was made.
Passengers were taken onto buses waiting on the runway after American Airlines flight 67 landed safely.
A New York Fire Department spokesman told BuzzFeed News that crews were standing by as a precaution on the request of the Port Authority, which oversees the city's airports.
BuzzFeed News has reached out to the Port Authority for further information.
Passengers reported on social media that the exit was orderly and no one was injured.
Sniffer dogs are said to be searching the plane:
Passengers say their luggage is being searched:
Passengers also say they have been told that a ransom was demanded.
Some passengers say they have now been allowed to leave the airport.
David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.
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