LIVE #LY7 from to JFK is delayed 3 hours due to a cat in the cargo hold

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El Al flight #LY7 from Tel Aviv to New York JFK is delayed 3 hours due to a cat in the cargo hold.

The cat was carried by a passenger and managed to sneak out of its cage.

All passengers are asked to disembark.

UPDATE 1645 UTC The search has stopped and the flight is to depart imminently despite the cat not found.

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