No explosives found on Delta Airlines plane that returned to Kennedy International Airport

Delta Flight 126 was bound for Madrid

NEW YORK - New York officials have found suspicious wires in a bathroom onboard a flight that was returned to Kennedy International airport, but no explosive device was found.

New York Police Department spokesman Paul Browne says Delta Flight 126 bound for Madrid was returned to the gate and evacuated Thursday after a report of a suspicious device aboard. The flight took off at 8 p.m. and it landed around 10 p.m.

Officials briefly questioned a male and female passenger and released them.

Authorities say wires were found in the lavatory that apparently did not belong to the plane.

A Delta spokeswoman says the flight was returned to Kennedy "out of an abundance of caution" and that "the flight landed safely."

There were 206 passengers aboard.

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