KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 6 (UPI) --
An American Airlines transcontinental flight was diverted to Kansas City International Airport because of a suspicious object in one of the plane's bathrooms.
Airport spokesman Joe McBride said the San Francisco-to-New York flight, with 227 passengers and crew, was diverted Sunday when the device, reportedly a computer flash drive, was found, the Kansas City Star reported.
The passengers and crew were allowed to reboard the Boeing 767 five hours later after a search.
"Not an explosive device," Kansas City Police chief Darryl Forte posted on his Twitter page.
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