An EVA Air flight en route to Los Angeles from Taipei was the target Tuesday of a bomb threat that turned out to be false, authorities said.
Shortly after landing at
Los Angeles Airport Police and the LAPD inspected the plane, the passengers and luggage onboard but found no explosives, FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said.
Passengers were escorted off the plane around 5:30 p.m. and taken to the Tom Bradley International Terminal, Eimiller said. None of the passengers was taken into custody in connection with the threat.
Federal officials said they were working to determine the individual or group responsible for the threat.