Originally posted on CBS New York:
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Passengers aboard a diverted EgyptAir flight bound for John F. Kennedy International Airport have finally arrived at their destination following a threat and an emergency landing in Scotland.
A Massachusetts woman aboard Saturday’s flight 985 said they were told the plane had to make an unscheduled landing because of a technical problem.
But when they landed in Scotland, she said SWAT teams were standing by.
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“They kept us on the plane for like three hours with the police around us and then it was about an hour or two in when I realized they had guns trained on us,” Cassandra Wilson told 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck.
The EgyptAir jet – which was supposed to be a nonstop flight to JFK –…
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