Boston Airport Terminal Evacuated, Suspicious Object Identified as PlayStation

Operations at Boston’s Logan International Airport have returned to normal after Terminal A was evacuated following the discovery of a potentially suspicious item inside a piece of luggage, state police say from Massachusetts. State police officials said TSA agents at Terminal A were screening checked bags. for a Delta flight when they saw the suspicious object around 4:05 p.m. Sunday, prompting them to call the MSP Bomb Squad to the scene. condition that has been caused by age or damage. According to state police, the condition of the console caused anomalies in the image it produced when it was X-rayed, which raised concern from TSA screeners. During the investigation of the object and secondary scans of the area, passengers in Terminal A were evacuated. and brought to the sidewalk as a precaution. The soldiers gave the green light shortly after 5 p.m. and the passengers were allowed to enter the terminal. “I had a 6 p.m. flight and had just arrived at the airport. When I got out of the car, a group of people ran away screaming, so I got back in the car. I didn’t didn’t hear what they were screaming,” Pam Lovano said. “Then we circled the terminals again. By the time we got back, Terminal A had been closed by the cops and I could see people standing outside.” Witnesses to the incident shared video showing dozens of people on the sidewalk near Terminal A. Several State Police cruisers were also seen responding to the terminal. A traveler at Logan Airport said he was on a plane and he and his fellow travelers were asked to get off the plane. will maintain flights for as long as possible and welcome and rebook customers if necessary.

Operations at Logan International Airport in Boston have returned to normal after Terminal A was evacuated following the discovery of a potentially suspicious object inside a piece of luggage, according to Massachusetts State Police .

State Police officials said TSA agents at Terminal A were screening checked baggage for a Delta flight when they saw the suspicious object around 4:05 p.m. Sunday, prompting them to call the MSP Bomb Squad at the scene.

Mine Squad soldiers determined the object to be a PlayStation video game console with a degraded condition caused either by age or damage. According to state police, the condition of the console caused anomalies in the image it produced when it was X-rayed, which raised concern from TSA screeners.

During the investigation of the object and secondary sweeps of the area, passengers in Terminal A were evacuated and brought to the curb as a precaution.

The soldiers gave the green light shortly after 5 p.m. and the passengers were allowed to enter the terminal.

“I had a 6 p.m. flight and had just arrived at the airport. When I got out of the car, a group of people ran away screaming, so I got back in the car. I didn’t didn’t hear what they were screaming,” Pam Lovano said. “Then we circled the terminals again. By the time we got back, Terminal A had been closed by the cops and I could see people standing outside.”

Witnesses to the incident shared video showing dozens of people on the sidewalk near Terminal A. Several State Police cruisers were also seen responding to the terminal.

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A traveler at Logan Airport said he was on a plane and that he and his fellow travelers were asked to get off the plane.

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A Delta Air Lines spokesperson said the company was suspending flights for as long as possible and would welcome and rebook customers as needed.

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