Officers say six folks have been injured after a “partial tools failure” involving a jet bridge at Baltimore-Washington Worldwide Thurgood Marshall Airport.
The airport tweeted that six folks have been taken to a hospital Saturday night time with non-life-threatening accidents because of the incident at Gate E-10.
In a press release, Southwest Airways mentioned Flight 822 had simply arrived from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and requested paramedics to assist with a medical scenario involving a passenger.
Southwest says the airport’s jet bridge, which connects the airplane to the terminal, failed whereas medics have been serving to the passenger exterior the plane. Southwest says remaining passengers safely exited the airplane utilizing air stairs.
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The airport says the airplane has been moved and there have been no additional impacts to airport operations. An investigation is ongoing.