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El Al Flight Lands at Tel Aviv Destination After Bomb Threat

An El Al Boeing 747 flight from New York landed at its Tel Aviv destination on Tuesday after a bomb threat led France and Switzerland to send warplanes to escort the Israeli airliner over their territory. No emergency was declared at Tel Aviv's Ben-Gurion airport, where the El Al jet touched down, a Reuters TV cameraman at the scene said. The Israel Airports Authority said the Swiss air force had scrambled F-18 aircraft to escort the plane "because of a bomb threat." The...

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