A British Airways flight travelling from Las Vegas to London Heathrow has been diverted to Montreal after reports of a bomb threat. Photographs taken from the airport show a dozen police cars racing to flight BA274, carrying 312 passengers, which made an emergency landing at Trudeau Airport in Dorval at 5.47am local time. Montreal police and British Airways said the pilot made a request to land the plane following an ’emergency’ during the flight.
UPDATE 11:00UTC Passengers are out of the plane now, the plane is searched by Montreal Police.
UPDATE 10:50UTC passengers are disembarking.
UPDATE 10:45UTC British Airways #BA274 Las Vegas to London landed in Montreal.
BREAKING British Airways flight about to land in Montreal YUL due to bomb threat (@PQFSL)
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