London - Taylor Swift flew out of Luton airport as thousands of passengers were evacuated after a bomb scare.
The 24-year-old singer was driven on to the runway and allowed to leave in her private jet at on Monday while everybody else was forced to leave the premises after a passenger reported seeing a "vapour" coming from a piece of luggage.
A source told The Sun newspaper: "Swift's convoy consisted of a white Porsche, a silver Mercedes van and a black Range Rover.
"It had somehow managed to navigate its way to a closed airport and Swift was able to board her flight."
Luton airport was closed for four hours while armed police, the Army and emergency services rushed to the scene in Bedfordshire.
The bomb disposal team arrived and used a robot to blow up the suitcase containing the worrying explosive, which turned out to be hair straighteners.
Passengers were allowed to re-enter the airport at shortly after, but many flights had already been cancelled and 10 planes had been diverted to London Stansted, Birmingham and London Gatwick.
A spokesperson for the airport said: "All of the arriving flights were suspended.
"However, there were three flights on the ground that were permitted to fly. Two of them were commercial."
In light of the commotion, Taylor took to her Twitter account on Thursday to pay tribute to the 13-year anniversary of 9/11.
Visiting the @Sept11Memorial this year was something I'll never forget, in memory of a day we will always remember with tears in our eyes.— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) September 11, 2014
Visiting the @Sept11Memorial this year was something I'll never forget, in memory of a day we will always remember with tears in our eyes.
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