Plane from BWI makes 'expedited' landing for security issue

A flight out of BWI was forced to make a hasty landing in Indianapolis Wednesday due to a security issue, airline officials said.

Southwest Airlines Flight 362 was bound for Indianapolis out of Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Wednesday when it was granted "expedited clearance" to land at its destination, Southwest spokesman Dan Landson said.

Landson could not provide further detail on the nature of the security issue, but said the 103 passengers and five crew members experienced an "uneventful landing," and were bussed to the terminal Wednesday afternoon. Local authorities then cleared the airplane, he said.

"There is no higher priority to us than the safety of our crew and customers," Landson said.

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