NEWS Turkish Airlines flight from New York to Istanbul diverted to Halifax over a bomb threat

A Turkish Airlines flight from New York City to Turkey was diverted at a Canadian airport amid fears of a bomb early Sunday morning. 

The plane was diverted to Halifax Stanfield International Airport, a Twitter account for the airport said.

The airport (@HfxStanfield) tweeted the plane made a safe landing, and that 256 passengers had been on Flight 2.

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