Bomb threat on Southwest flight at John Wayne Airport
Authorities Tuesday night detained a Southwest Airlines plane at John Wayne Airport after receiving a bomb threat.
The plane was taken to an isolated area, and a bomb squad prepared to search the aircraft, the Orange County Sheriff's Department said.
The incident began after a "phone threat was received by an outside agency," said Lt. Joe Balicki of the Sheriff's Department.
The incident was reported about 8:30 p.m. No additional details were immediately available.