Two F-15 military jets are escorting a commercial passenger jet to New York’s JFK airport. Fox’s Trace Gallagher is reporting that a passenger plane from the United Arab Emirates IS scheduled into JFK from Yemen – ALTHOUGH, he has no confirmation that the flight escorted is a UAE flight from Yemen. Update: Shep Smith at Fox has just confirmed that the escorted flight is the UAE flight from Yemen. Some rumors that a package from Yemen may be on the flight.
Update 1:05 p.m.
From FBI – no known threat associated with the UAE flight, but perhaps with a package aboard.
Flight is United Arab Emirates Flight 301.
Update 2:20 p.m.
The AP reports that a package confiscated in Dubai today DID contain explosives. Source: Fox News (Shep Smith)