Passenger's remarks during medical emergency lead to bomb scare on Newark-bound flight, pilot says

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- A passenger's remarks about a bomb on board a plane led to a United Airlines flight greeted by emergency vehicles after it landed at Newark Liberty Airport.

Flight 2304 from Los Angeles landed safely just after 4:30 on Sunday afternoon.

The airline says the passenger suffered a medical emergency. In an announcement to passengers, the pilot said the passenger, while hallucinating, claimed there was a bomb on board.

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All bags were removed from the plane and were inspected on the tarmac.

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The passenger who made the remark was taken to the hospital.

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