Part of NY LaGuardia cleared; bag found harmless
- Associated Press
- February 4, 2014 - 12:35 PM
NEW YORK — The Port Authority says part of Terminal C at LaGuardia Airport was briefly evacuated as a precaution while law enforcement investigated a report of smoke coming from a bag.
Spokesman Joe Pentangelo (pehn-TAN'-juh-loh) said some ramp workers reported the issue shortly before noon Tuesday as Delta Flight 5208 to Richmond, Va., was preparing for departure.
Pentangelo said the bag was moved to a remote location, X-rayed and declared harmless.
© 2014 Star Tribune