(CHICAGO TRIBUNE) The four people removed Tuesday morning from a Spirit Airlines flight from Baltimore to Chicago after a complaint from a passenger were released without charges after being questioned, police said.
A passenger had reported "suspicious activity" to the flight crew, but it turned out to be a person watching a media report on their smartphone, according to Sgt. Jonathan Green, a spokesman with the Maryland Transportation Authority, which patrols the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
"Everything added up to create a situation where she felt concerned," Green told the Baltimore Sun. "Everything was done in the interest of safety."
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