White Powder Scare On Southwest Jet In Ft. Lauderdale

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter

FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A white powder scare on a Southwest Airlines flight from Baltimore to Ft. Lauderdale.

Southwest Airlines said in a statement that the flight crew discovered the powder substance under a seat Sunday during a routine check after the plane had landed.

The crew contacted local authorities, who then came to inspect the substance.

No passengers were on board at the time.

The airline says after inspecting the aircraft, authorities determined the substance wasn’t harmful and the plane was then cleared for takeoff.

(TM and © Copyright 2016 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2016 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Miami

Weather Forecast 24/7
Tracking Hurricane Matthew: Interactive Maps

Listen Live