Two Hellfire missiles found on Portland-bound Serbian plane


CNBC: The Lebanese army says the missiles were allegedly non-explosive and for training.

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Monday’s announcement came after Serbia’s authorities began investigating reports that a cargo package bound for the United States containing two missiles with explosive warheads was found on the flight.

The army says the missiles were being sent to the American company that produced them. It says the return was in accordance “with administrative and legal measures after the training ended.”

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UPDATE: OPB reports that “FBI spokesperson Beth Anne Steele denied reports that the items were enroute to Portland, but declined further comment.”

KGW reports that the port of entry was actually Portland, Maine and not Portland, Oregon.