Officials deem bomb threat at ND airport a hoaxAuthorities have ruled a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the Bismarck airport Monday night a hoax.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have ruled a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the Bismarck airport Monday night a hoax.
The Bismarck Tribune reports that police officers assisted airport personnel in searching the grounds late Monday night and determined the threat was not credible. The airport resumed services after finding that everything was safe.
The call, which came in around 8 p.m., caused officials to evacuate the airport and one plane to remain on the tarmac. About 50 passengers arriving from Minneapolis on a Delta flight were forced to remain in the airplane for more than an hour while police investigated the threat.
Officers called the phone number from which the threat appeared to have originated, but they only got a voicemail. The case has been referred to the FBI.