False alarm diverts Lufthansa flight

Spokesman for the airline said that Saturday’s Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt with 160 people on board was carrying luggage from a passenger who was not on the plane.

As a precaution, the pilots landed the Airbus A330 in Iceland, where the baggage was removed. The flight then continued on to Detroit with a delay of about two hours.

The spokesman, however, declined to comment on media reports that security experts feared there were explosives on board, but noted that all luggage in Frankfurt is X-rayed before being loaded onto planes.

“At no time was there a threat to security,” he said.

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