ORLANDO, Florida – Orlando police say a TSA agent died after jumping from the Hyatt Regency Hotel into the atrium area of Orlando International Airport Saturday morning.
Most travelers didn’t know what was going on, but tweeted pictures of long lines showing the confusion.
Everyone in the @SouthwestAir terminal @MCO being exited back out to main terminal. Not sure about other gates? Rumors flying. It’s going to be a long day! #mco #orlandoairport pic.twitter.com/PJIhiwgXj8
— Kindy Segovia (@kindysegovia) February 2, 2019
Travelers were sent back through security to be rescreened.
According to WFTV, the incident caused some passengers to move through security without being screened by TSA workers.
— TSA Spokesperson (@tsaspox) February 2, 2019
Orlando police reported the TSA agent was a man in his 40s.
— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) February 2, 2019
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