Report of threat delays Cathay Air flight from SFO to Hong Kong

FILE - In this March 8, 2011 file photo, Cathay Pacific Airways planes queue up for departure at the Hong Kong Airport in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Passengers on a Cathay Pacific Airways flight from San Francisco to Hong Kong received a small scare and a long delay Monday afternoon.

The airline said it received an anonymous, non-specific threat before an11:55 a.m. scheduled departure.

Authorities took everyone off the plane, searched the plane and passengers and then let everyone re-board. The plane took off more than three hours later.
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