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Korean Air Bomb Threat Spurs Emergency Landing in Canada

A Korean Air Lines Co. aircraft with 147 people onboard made an emergency landing in Canada following a bomb threat.

The Boeing Co. 777 touched down yesterday afternoon local time at the Comox military airbase, about 70 miles northeast of Vancouver, the Seoul-based carrier said in a statement. The plane was escorted by U.S. fighters, Canadian Broadcasting Corp. said on its website, citing Victoria’s Search and Rescue Coordination Centre.

Flight KE 72 left Vancouver headed for Seoul at 2:35 p.m., the carrier said. About 25 minutes later, its U.S. call center received a threat that explosives were onboard, it said.

The people onboard included 134 passengers and 13 crew. The carrier said it will hold talks with authorities before deciding what steps to take next.

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