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Greenfield man arrested for false threats of a bomb on a plane in messages to fellow passengers

A Hancock County man in Indianapolis by the FBI in connection to false reports of a bomb on an airplace.

Federal officials say Keith Diemer, 35, of Greenfield, used the Apple AirDrop system on Oct. 2 to send false messages to fellow airline passengers on a flight leaving Dallas. 

ABC affiliate KOAT says American Airlines Flight 928 used emergency protocols to land and was evacuated for the investigation of threats to blow up the plane and that a bomb was onboard.

Diemer could face up to five years in prison if convicted.