Flights resume at Atlanta airport after threatening note found on plane

A threatening note found on an airplane led to a temporary ground stop at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Saturday morning.

Atlanta police confirmed to Channel 2 Action News someone found a threatening note on an American Airlines flight bound for Dallas, Texas around 7 a.m.

"The passengers were disembarked and re-screened at the gate, and APD is on scene to conduct a security sweep of the plane," an APD spokesman said.

All arriving and departing flights were placed on a temporary ground stop as police investigated. Operations at the airport are back to normal, according to police.

American Airlines added they are "working with any impacted customers to arrange flights to get them where they need to be as soon as they possibly can get them there."

At this time, police and airport officials have not released what the threatening note said.

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