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LIVE: Authorities intercept flight leaving Boston in security alert

The US Airways flight to Philadelphia has been grounded and evacuated. No reason has been disclosed as of yet.

LAW ENFORCEMENT authorities in Boston have stopped a flight from departing the city’s main airport.

The US Airways flight has been evacuated and sniffer dogs are surrounding the scene.

The flight had been due to travel to Philadelphia.

An unspecified “security issue” has been cited by authorities stopping the flight from taking off.

The footage above – which unfortunately is not available to iPhone/iPad users – is from local news station WHDH.

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