JFK airport terminal evacuated due to suspicious package
Sunday, July 1, 2007
According to reports, a terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport located in New York, New York was evacuated after authorities found a suspicious package outside the main American Airlines terminal.
Reports say that the package was found outside the terminal on a street curb just before 10:30 a.m. (eastern time), and turned out to be men's cologne.
"There was a suspicious package that was found at 10:20 a.m. curbside at Terminal 9, which is American Airlines. It turned out to be a package containing cologne," said Steve Coleman, a spokesman for American Airlines.
At approximately 11:35 a.m. (eastern time) authorities began to let passengers back into the terminal, giving it the all clear.
No flights were affected by the incident.
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