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The Atlanta Airport issued ground stop after the ‘threatening note’ discovered on plane

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Flights from international airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, were temporarily shut down after a threatening note was reportedly found on an American Airlines flight.

The details of the note have not been revealed, but the Atlanta Police Department confirmed that they have investigated the incident. The passengers on the flight were reported to be deplaned and rescreened at the gate of the airport operations are back to normal.

The incident took place early on Saturday morning, according to a new tweet released by the Atlanta Airport. The American Airlines flight, headed in the direction of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, which was, apparently, not to the left of the gate, and passengers were forced to deplane.

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According to the tweet, “Shortly before 7 o’clock in the morning, prior to departure from the gate, a threatening note was found on board an American Airlines flight bound for DFW. The passengers were disembarked and re-screened at the gate, and the APD is on the scene to carry out a security sweep of the plane.”

The Atlanta Police Department, confirmed the investigation on their Twitter account, posting, “We have to react to a threatening note was found on an American Airlines flight and on my way to Dallas and on to a gate in the T Concourse from the RIGHT. The passengers were disembarked, and rescreened. Officers will carry out a security sweep of the plane.”

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A few hours later, the Atlanta Police Department posted an update saying “the Update on the threat reported aboard American Airlines flight to Dallas this morning: the Officers dusted the air. The ‘all clear’ is given. No threat was found and no arrests have been made. Thank you for your patience while we work to ensure the safety and security of passengers at the airport.”

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The Atlanta Airport has confirmed that the operation is back to normal, and the place, “A temporary ground stop that had in effect been abolished, and the activities at the airport and will be back to normal.”

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