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The United flight in Newark is evacuated on the tarmac after "a passenger on board threatened a bomb".


United Airlines flight at Newark Airport is evacuated on the tarmac after "a passenger on board threatened a bomb".

  • A United Airlines flight reportedly had to be evacuated on the tarmac at Newark Liberty Airport on Sunday after a passenger declared a bomb threat
  • A picture of the aircraft posted on Twitter shows a convoy of emergency vehicles at New Jersey Airport
  • DailyMail.com has contacted the New York and New Jersey Port Authority for more information

A United Airlines flight was reportedly evacuated at Newark Liberty Airport after a passenger on board threatened a bomb.

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

An announcement by a pilot on the plane indicated that a passenger had been posing a bomb hazard aboard the United Airlines plane, according to Lakewood Scoop.

A suspect was spotted in a video posted by Lakewood Scoop that was dragged off the plane when a K-9 unit was brought in to inspect luggage loaded on the plane.

A United Airlines flight (pictured) was reportedly evacuated at Newark Airport after a passenger on board threatened a bomb

A Twitter user uploaded pictures (pictured) on Sunday evening showing a convoy of emergency vehicles at the New Jersey airport

A Twitter user uploaded pictures (pictured) on Sunday evening showing a convoy of emergency vehicles at the New Jersey airport

Pictures from the social media post show a staircase that has rolled up to the open aircraft door

Pictures from the social media post show a staircase that has rolled up to the open aircraft door

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

The passengers were then taken to an airport terminal.

DailyMail.com has contacted the New York and New Jersey Port Authority for comment.

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