Police completed a sweep at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport after a “security threat” against Spirit Airlines flight was reported Saturday morning.
The airport said an incident that occurred around 11 a.m. ET was under investigation by law enforcement partners and their teams, and that all passengers were exiting the secure area.
Manchester-Boston Regional Airport said in a statement that the security sweep has been completed and passengers are being rescreened.
Spirit Airlines Flight 2025 was “searched and cleared by law enforcement following a security incident,” the airport told Fox Business. “Safety is always our top priority.”
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Spirit Airlines said, “A security incident at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport required Spirit Airlines Flight 2025 (MHT-TPA) to be searched and cleared by law enforcement. All Guests and baggage were re-screened as a K-9 unit swept the aircraft,” according to WMUR-TV. “Safety is always our top priority. We thank our Guests for their patience and understanding, and we thank law enforcement, the airport and our Team Members for their assistance in this matter. The aircraft departed for Tampa at 3:11 p.m.”
Fox Business has reached out to Spirit Airlines.
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New Hampshire State Police and Londonderry Police cruisers were seen on the road in front of the airport terminal, local station WMUR-TV reported.
Police K-9s were reported at the scene sniffing luggage and going in and out of a Spirit Airlines plane.
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The entrance to the airport was reportedly blocked but by 1:15 p.m. the road was reopened and people were allowed in the airport.
The airport encouraged passengers to check with their airline about their flight status.
FOX Business has reached out to the Londonderry Police Department for additional information.