UPDATED: ‘All-Clear’ Given After Flight Diverted to Lambert for Security Check

ST. LOUIS (KMOX)(UPDATED 10:52 a.m.) Passengers on an American Airlines flight were unloaded on the tarmac at Lambert – St. Louis International Airport when the airline requested a landing for a security check.

Lambert Airport spokesman Jeff Lea says flight No. 534 left Columbus, Ohio, at 7:09 a.m., headed for Phoenix, Arizona.

The airline requested a security check, and when the plane landed, passengers were unloaded and placed on a bus.

Emergency vehicles were on the scene, and a police dog was seen sniffing passengers as they exited the plane.

KMOX’s Michael Calhoun was on the scene.

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