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Several injured in Maryland airport in the middle of ‘partial equipment failure which jet bridge,’ officials say

Several people were injured Saturday as a “partial equipment failure” that a “jet bridge” occurred at an airport in Maryland, the airport confirmed.
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Several people were injured Saturday as a “partial equipment failure” that a “jet bridge” occurred at an airport in Maryland, officials confirmed.

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport took to Twitter to confirm that early information suggested that six people had sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The situation unfolded at Gate E-10.

These persons were taken to hospitals for care, the airport said.

The airport later added that an investigation was opened in the “failure.”

“The jet bridge will remain closed until the investigation is completed. Plane moved from the gate. No further impact of the business,” she tweeted.

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The Anne Arundel County Fire brigade also tweeted that they were assisting the airport fire and rescue team with the incident.

The injured persons were taken to hospitals for care, the airport said.
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Photos of the scene appeared to respond personnel and ambulances.

This is a developing story; check back for updates.

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