BREAKING NEWS: Bomb threat at Saipan airport

Posted on Oct 01 2020

The Commonwealth Ports Authority received a bomb threat today at approximately 2pm, allegedly affecting the Francisco C. Ada/Saipan International Airport.

CPA board chair Kimberlyn King-Hinds confirmed that both CPA and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are now looking into the situation. King-Hinds added that everyone at the airport was told to stay clear.

Early reports said that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection received an anonymous call at approximately 2:18pm that an Asiana Aircraft arriving on Saipan was to explode. The U.S. Transportation Security Agency and CPA were immediately notified.

More details to follow.

Justine Nauta
Justine Nauta is Saipan Tribune's community and health reporter and has covered a wide range of news beats, including the Northern Marianas College and Commonwealth Health Care Corp. She's currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation and Human Services at NMC.
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