Alaska Airlines Flight Forced to Evacuate After Bomb Threat

An Alaska Airlines flight travelling from Seattle to Oakland landed safely at Oakland International Airport on Monday after a bomb threat aboard the plane was called in.

Airport spokeswoman Joanne Holloway said that Alaska Airlines flight 342 was isolated on a taxiway after landing just before 8am local time. Passengers were bused to the terminal. She added that the aircraft has since been cleared and released by the Transportation Security Administration and local law enforcement.