Lindisim, Maryland (WJZ) — Officials said the written threat prompted a large number of police officers to appear at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport on Monday night.
Southwest Airlines flight 2104 from Phoenix to Baltimore landed at BWI at about 5:15 pm, when law enforcement agencies investigated the “suspicious information” described by the airport spokesperson.
The specific details of the threat were not immediately available.
The airport said there were 101 passengers and crew on board.
The airport said in a statement on Twitter: “The plane was parked in a remote area of the airport due to caution.” “Passengers were safely unloaded from the plane, shuttle bus, and then taken to the airport terminal. floor.”
Officials later believed that this threat was untrustworthy.
“Our crew followed the agreement, notified the appropriate authorities, and moved the aircraft to a remote place, waiting for further instructions. A Southwest Airlines spokesperson said: “The authorities quickly arrived and boarded the aircraft, removing 97 passengers and 6 The crew transferred to the bus and then to the terminal. “
Update of Southwest Airlines flight 2104. pic.twitter.com/wRamJA12IA
— BWI Marshall Airport (@BWI_Airport) January 12, 2021
No injuries were reported.
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