Plane evacuated in Denver after phoned bomb threat

March 1, 2012 8:27:23 AM PST
A plane bound from Denver International Airport to San Francisco has been evacuated after federal officials were notified of a bomb threat to a United Airlines plane.

Carrie Harmon of the Transportation Security Administration says someone phoned in a bomb threat at about 7:30 a.m. on Thursday. She says passengers, cargo and baggage were removed for re-screening.

The TSA says after the plane was evacuated, it was removed to a remote location at the airport where it is being searched.

The TSA says the passengers are boarding another plane for the flight to San Francisco.

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