Nearly 100 passengers were evacuated from a Southwest Airlines plane at Baltimore / Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport after receiving a written threat.
Spokesmen from the Southwest and the FBI’s Baltimore office confirmed to FOX Business that the threat occurred Monday night.
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Exact details of what was written in the threat or the method of how it was delivered were not shared upon request.
The plane was reportedly released and passengers reunited with their luggage.
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“We have cooperated fully with the authorities as they have taken additional precautions to ensure and thoroughly inspect the aircraft,” the Southwest spokeswoman wrote. “We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience, the safety of our employees and customers always remains our highest priority.”
Representatives of BWI Airport did not immediately respond to FOX Business’s request for comment.
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No arrests have been reported so far. The FBI is assisting law enforcement at BWI Airport.