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Two Air France flights diverted due to security threats land safely in US

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Two Air France flights en route to Paris from the USA which were diverted because of a bomb threat and a security incident have both landed safely .

An Airbus A380 that departed Los Angeles landed in Salt Lake City while a separate flight from Dulles outside Washington DC was diverted to Halifax in Nova Scotia.

In a brief statement Air France said both flights had been the “subjects of anonymous threats received after their respective take-offs.”

US and Canadian authorities have confirmed both aircraft had been searched and were safe. All passengers and crew had been safely removed from their aircraft.

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