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Bomb threat at Logan proves false

A flight attendant found a note with a bomb threat Wednesday afternoon in the lavatory of a Miami-bound airplane at Boston Logan International Airport, according to reports.

Federal investigators searched the Boeing 757 and found no bomb onboard.

The handwritten note, which referred to a ‘Bomb on board’ and ‘Boston-Miami,’ was found on American Airlines Flight 1318 just before takeoff, according to The Boston Globe. The plane was then off-loaded, taken to an isolated area and searched by officials.

Massachusetts State Police officers and bomb-sniffing dogs inspected all luggage on board and the plane was declared safe around 4 p.m., The Globe reported.

The scare comes less than two weeks after a similar threat was investigated on a flight from Miami International Airport to Logan Sept. 18, according to WBZ. That plane turned around and landed back in Miami after a comparable bomb note was found in the lavatory about 45 minutes into the flight.

Logan Airport was the point of origin for two of the planes in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist hijackings.

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