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Bomb threat returns McCarran flight to Vegas

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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Spirit Flight 245, en route to Los Angeles on Saturday, returned back to McCarran International Airport mid-flight due to a bomb threat, according to McCarran officials.

McCarran officials said the pilot informed McCarran ground control of the threat and turned the plane around for a security sweep of the aircraft and luggage on board.

The plane landed safely and all passengers were evacuated.

No bombs were found in the security sweep.

Passengers have been re-screened and can now board a new flight.

The suspect who made the threat is now in custody.

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