Delta Plane Diverted for ‘Potential Security Threat’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Delta Air Lines flight 1706 bound for San Diego from Detroit was diverted to Albuquerque, N.M. at about 10am this morning over what is being called a “potential security threat.”

The plane was reportedly being held in a remote location and passengers were interviewed. NBC is reporting that according to a senior government official, a note found in Delta flight’s lavatory caused the flight crew to decide to divert.

At 4pm this afternoon, the plane was released with no security issues having been discovered.

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