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A plane is evacuated onto the runway at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport after reports of a suspicious package made an emergency landing.

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement to Granthshala News, “An Embraer Air E75 regional jet operating as Republic Airlines Flight 4817 and traveling from Indianapolis to New York City was safely at LaGuardia Airport at approximately 3:03 p.m. local time.” Got off.” . “All the passengers got off the plane safely.”


Republic Airways partner American Airlines issued a statement confirming the incident.

a suspect Allegedly According to Republic Airways, he has been detained.

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Videos quickly surfaced on social media, showing people running around an airplane and law enforcement standing on the tarmac.

Some social media posts suggested that one of the flights had a “suspicious package”.

The Port Authority did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Granthshala News.

“An earlier incident involved a disruptive American Airlines/Republic Airways passenger and evacuation of passengers, and the airport is operating normally,” LaGuardia Airport’s official Twitter account tweeted at approximately 7:25 pm EST.