Explosive Device Discovered At TSA Checkpoint At Tulsa International Airport

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 5:34 pm
By: News On 6


TULSA, OK – An explosive device was found at Tulsa International Airport Wednesday afternoon, according to the Transportation Security Administration.

Tulsa International Airport described the device as a "novelty item."

The incident happened about 4 p.m. at the airport's central security checkpoint.

TSA cleared passengers from the checkpoint for about 15 minutes while the item was "containerized" and moved to a remote location.

The airport was not shut down during the incident. No flights were affected.

Operations returned to normal a short time later.

No one was injured.