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Paris Hilton Evacuated After Knife Found On Plane

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Paris Hilton presents "Supermartxe" party at Privilege Club on July 30, 2010 in Ibiza, Spain.  (credit: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

Paris Hilton presents “Supermartxe” party at Privilege Club on July 30, 2010 in Ibiza, Spain. (credit: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a scary moment for Paris Hilton: A knife on a Hawaii-bound jetliner delayed her flight out of Los Angeles.

Hilton posted two tweets Tuesday about how she and 203 other passengers aboard a Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 were ordered off before takeoff at Los Angeles International Airport. Flight 1197, which also had a crew of eight, was heading for Maui.

Hilton tweeted “security made everyone deplane because they found a big knife.” Then, she punched up, “Scary that it got on plane” and “So strange a knife got on board.”

Delta spokeswoman Susan Elliott says it was a catering knife accidentally left behind by the cabin crew and the search was a precaution. The flight was delayed about an hour.

Federal Transportation Security Administration spokesman Nico Melendez says TSA wasn’t involved.

(© Copyright 2010 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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