NEW YORK, Ny. — An Air France flight from Paris was escorted to New York’s Kennedy Airport Monday after an anonymous threat. The Airbus A-330 plane landed in a secure area of the airport to be searched. Police in Maryland received an anonymous call Monday morning about a “chemical weapons threat” aboard the flight. Federal authorities scrambled fighter jets to escort the flight. A source familiar with the matter says there have been a number of threatening calls regarding flights Monday, none of which have proven legitimate so far.
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