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Two Air France Flights Leaving U.S. for Paris Diverted After Anonymous Threats Made


UPDATE: The all clear was given to both Air France flights.

Two Air France flights leaving the U.S. for Paris were diverted Tuesday night after anonymous threats were made, the airline said in a statement.

"As a precautionary measure and to conduct all necessary security checks, Air France, applying the safety regulations in force, decided to request the landings of both aircraft," it said.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Laura Brown confirmed to TheBlaze that a plane leaving Los Angeles diverted safely to Salt Lake City.

A flight leaving Washington, D.C., also diverted and landed in Halifax.

Fox News reported on-air that the flight leaving LAX was diverted because of a bomb threat.

A spokesperson for the Transportation Safety Administration did not immediately respond to a request for comment from TheBlaze.

The diversions come just days after terrorists killed scores of civilians in Paris.

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