DFW Evacuates Part Of Terminal D

DFW AIRPORT (CBSDFW.com) – DFW Airport officials evacuated part of Terminal D at midday Friday after reports of a suspicious noise coming from a shipping drop box in the terminal.

In a news release, DFW Public Affairs Manager David Magaña said the noise was first reported at 10:38 Friday morning.

Magaña said airport police evacuated the central part of the terminal, ranging from gates D-20 to D-25.  Police also closed the checkpoint adjacent to gate D-22.

Magaña told KRLD airport police had brought in a bomb squad:

Police removed the package from the airport for further investigation.

Officers re-opened the terminal by 1 p.m.

The situation caused two flight delays, Magaña said.

Editor’s note: DFW’s initial statement said the suspicious noise was first reported at 11:15 a.m.  A subsequent statement corrected that time to 10:38 a.m.

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  1. Jo Humphrey says:

    Archie Bunker is working at DFW airport? I bet it was a clock. (Episode of All in the Family).

  2. Elmer says:

    Rampant paranoia.

  3. kellie wilder says:

    better paranoia than regret

    1. wwhsd says:

      Baaaaa, Baaaaaa,,,

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