MSP's Terminal 2 shut down after woman tries to sneak propane tank through security
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With lots of holiday travelers taking to the skies, that state of affairs is obviously far from ideal. But in this day and age, officials took proper precautions and evacuated that part of the airport until it could be determined the box/package wasn't dangerous.
KARE's Bryan Piatt sheds some light on how some folks coped with the closed terminal:
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Apparently Peggy Hill was trying to fly out of MSP this morning. Fox 9 explains what we mean:
New details from Terminal 2 evacuation at @mspairport. Woman tried getting through security with suspicious package. She was denied...-- FOX 9 News (@MyFOX9) December 20, 2013
and left the package in the ticketing area. The woman was removed from the plane and is currently being questioned by police.-- FOX 9 News (@MyFOX9) December 20, 2013
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MSP Airport update: Woman tried getting through security w/ pkg that contained propane tank-- FOX 9 News (@MyFOX9) December 20, 2013
MSP's Twitter account says the coast is officially clear:
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Suspicious package incident has been resolved and Terminal 2 has resumed normal operations.-- MSP Airport (@mspairport) December 20, 2013