Saskatoon police finish search of jet diverted to city Tuesday night

Police in Saskatoon say there was no bomb on the latest Canadian plane that was the target of a threat.

SASKATOON — Police in Saskatoon say there was no bomb on the latest Canadian plane that was the target of a threat.

An explosives team has completed its search of the jet and determined that there was no explosive device on board.

The plane was travelling from Toronto to Saskatoon on Tuesday evening and landed safely.

The 113 passengers and five crew members were forced to disembark on the tarmac.

Police say the jet is now back in the care of WestJet.

It’s the fourth time in a week that a Canadian passenger jet has had to make an emergency landing because of a threat.

Police say the investigation is continuing and there have been no arrests.

In all of the cases, searches of the aircraft unearthed nothing suspicious.

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