UPDATE | All clear given at Yeager…


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UPDATE 12/29/21 @ 7:26 a.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – Authorities have given the “all clear” at Yeager Airport after a suspicious bundle was discovered by TSA.

Flights are resuming as scheduled.

Authorities say the suspicious bundle contained natural matter with a vape pen caught in it. It’s unclear who the bundle belonged to. An individual who stayed with the bundle turned out to not be its proprietor.

Individuals have been allowed re-entry into all areas of the airport.

“It was organic matter and a vape pen,” mentioned Rachel Urbanski, public affairs specialist at Yeager Airport. “There was no danger, but a little inconvenience to passengers. We hate to see that here but our passengers’ safety is our top priority. We did have a couple delayed flights because of that, but we do hope our passengers understand we had to go through this.”

TSA officers inform us digital smoking units similar to vape pens are allowed, however solely in carry-on baggage.

“The items triggered an alarm because one of the items had similar properties as an organic explosive material, which was positioned next to a vape pen,” a TSA spokesperson mentioned in an announcement. “Fortunately, it turned out to not be harmful. TSA always approaches these sorts of alarms with the highest level of caution, until we can determine it is safe and that they do not pose a threat to passengers.”

Passengers are additionally required to take efficient measures to forestall unintended activation of the heating ingredient in merchandise like vapes.

ORIGINAL STORY 12/29/21 @ 7:08 a.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A bomb squad with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Dept. is at present at Yeager Airport after a suspicious bundle was discovered.

The suspicious bundle is within the TSA check-in space. TSA referred to as police.

Yeager Airport has been evacuated.

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