Nothing found after bomb threat reported at Westfied-Barnes Regional Airport

The control tower and a plane hangar at Barnes. (Image Courtesy: The Westfield News)

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Massachusetts State Police have cleared the Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport, Thursday night, after they investigated a bomb threat report.

Westfield Police Lt. Jay Pitoniak told 22News the threat was called in late Thursday afternoon. A State Police Bomb Squad handler and dog were used to search the building and nothing suspicious was found.

In addition to state and local police, Lt. Pitoniak said a crew from the 104th Fighter Wing was also there. The airport is located near the Barnes Air National Air Base.

Click Here if you’re unable to view the map above.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s