March 7, 2016 3:24 pm
Updated: March 7, 2016 5:47 pm

UPDATE: Bomb threat at Kelowna airport

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UPDATE:

The RCMP and other emergency services agencies are now clearing from the scene at the Kelowna International Airport, as the threat received has been deemed not credible.

“The RCMP wish to thank the public and the media for their patience and assistance while they investigate this matter,” says Cst. Jesse O’Donaghey. “The RCMP also wish to extend their gratitude to the Administration and employees of YLW for their assistance and quick response to this dynamic incident.”

UPDATE:

The RCMP, YLW Administration and Transport Canada have deemed the threat to the Kelowna International Airport as non-credible.

The airport remains open. The airport remains ‘business as usual.’

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KELOWNA — THE FOLLOWING WAS PROVIDED BY THE RCMP

The Kelowna RCMP are currently responding to Kelowna International Airport after a bomb threat naming the facility as a target was received.

The public is asked to avoid the area to allow emergency crews to investigate.

Updates will be provided as they become available.

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