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United flight in Newark is evacuated on the tarmac after ‘a passenger makes a bomb threat on board’

United Airlines flight at Newark Airport is evacuated on the tarmac after ‘a passenger on board makes a bomb threat’

  • A United Airlines flight was forced to evacuate on the tarmac at Newark Liberty Airport on Sunday after a passenger filed a bomb threat, reports suggest
  • An image of the plane on Twitter shows a convoy of emergency vehicles at the New Jersey airport
  • DailyMail.com has contacted the New York and New Jersey Port Authority for more information

A United Airlines flight has been evacuated at Newark Liberty Airport after a passenger on board made a bomb threat, reports suggest.

A Twitter user uploaded a photo Sunday evening of a convoy of emergency vehicles at the New Jersey airport.

The announcement of a pilot on the plane indicated that a passenger had made a bomb threat on board the United Airlines plane, the Lakewood Scoop.

A suspect was seen in a video posted by Lakewood Scoop being led off the plane when a K-9 unit was brought in to inspect baggage loaded on the plane.

A United Airlines flight (pictured) has been evacuated at Newark Airport after a passenger on board launched a bomb threat, reports suggest

A United Airlines flight (pictured) has been evacuated at Newark Airport after a passenger on board launched a bomb threat, reports suggest

A Twitter user uploaded images (photo) of a convoy of emergency vehicles at the New Jersey airport on Sunday night

A Twitter user uploaded images (photo) of a convoy of emergency vehicles at the New Jersey airport on Sunday night

A Twitter user uploaded images (photo) of a convoy of emergency vehicles at the New Jersey airport on Sunday night

Images from the social media post show a flight of stairs that have rolled up to the open door of the plane

Images from the social media post show a flight of stairs that have rolled up to the open door of the plane

Images from the social media post show a flight of stairs that have rolled up to the open door of the plane

After the bags were cleared, they were returned to the passengers, the Lakewood Scoop reported.

The passengers were then taken by bus to an airport terminal.

DailyMail.com has contacted the New York and New Jersey port authorities for additional information on the alleged evacuation.

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