A Southwest Airways flight carrying 101 passengers and crew was evacuated at Maryland’s Baltimore/Washington Worldwide Thurgood Marshall Airport after receiving a written risk on Monday evening.
“Earlier this night, the crew onboard flight 2104 recognized a written risk upon arrival into Baltimore/Washington Worldwide Thurgood Marshall Airport. Our crew adopted protocol by notifying the suitable authorities and shifting the plane to a distant location whereas awaiting additional instruction,” a Southwest spokeswoman confirmed to FOX Enterprise. “The authorities promptly arrived and boarded the plane, safely transferring the 95 passengers and 6 crewmembers to the airport terminal through buses.”
Monday’s flight originated in Phoenix and arrived in Baltimore round 5:15 p.m. ET.
“We totally cooperated with authorities as they took further precautionary measures to safe and completely overview the plane. We apologize to our clients for the inconvenience, the protection of our staff and clients all the time stays our utmost precedence,” the spokeswoman added.