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Suspicious Device Prompts Scare At Airport, Contents Later Found To Be Not Dangerous

A suspicious item found in a passenger’s checked luggage causes major delays for travelers in Florida.
It happened at the Pensacola International Airport Tuesday morning when crews were looking through bags using x-ray screening.
A cylinder-shaped device prompted an emergency response including flight suspension for several hours, and an evacuation of parts of the airport.
It was later determined the luggage of a passenger headed to South Korea contained a ball bering tester used in wind turbines.
The all clear has been given at Pensacola International Airport. All flights have resumed
Officials say a language barrier complicated the matter after three passengers were detained for questioning.

Flights have resumed and an investigation is underway.

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