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Emergency crews have been called to Sydney Airport after reports of a white substance was found when luggage was being unloaded from an American Airlines plane after it touched down.
Five NSW Fire & Rescue trucks are going through security clearance at the international airport after receiving a call at 7.48am on Friday that "a substance was found in the hold", a spokesman told AAP.
The crews will liaise with the airport's fire crews and the Australian Border Force.
American Airlines flight 73 from Los Angeles landed in Sydney 7.15am.