Details about US Airways Flight 777’s emergency landing are breaking fast on Twitter and through local media outlets.
An airliner from Ireland made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport on Wednesday afternoon following a reported bomb threat.
The call came in around 1:30 p.m. for reports of a suspicious device on a plane.
The U.S. Airways flight 777 from Shannon, Ireland has landed and is being taken to a secure area to be searched.
There are reportedly 177 people onboard the Boeing 757.
The FBI, TSA and Philadelphia Police are investigating.
Some photos of the scene:
And one apparent passenger/crew member tweeting from the plane:
He had tweeted nine hours earlier:
Twitchy will continue to monitor and update.
More from Jeff Kolakowski, news assignment manager at Philadelphia’s CBS affiliate:
After being searched by police, TSA, and the FBI, the plane was cleared:
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