American Airlines says flight 257 security concern ‘a non-credible threat’

File photo of an American Airlines plane taking off from Los Angeles International Airport. PHOTO: REUTERS

BENGALURU (REUTERS) - American Airlines Group Inc on Wednesday (Oct 24) said a security concern related to flight 257 bound for Mexico city from Miami was a "non-credible threat, that should be cleared momentarily".

Miami International Airport had said in a tweet earlier that police were investigating a security concern related to the flight.

The passengers on the flight had been evacuated, the airport said.

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