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'Partial equipment failure' involving Jet bridge at Baltimore airport leaves 6 injured

'Partial equipment failure' involving Jet bridge at Baltimore airport leaves 6 injured

At least six people have suffered injuries after a jet bridge partially collapsed at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, it has been confirmed.

The six people who were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Saturday night were released early Sunday morning.

This is a breaking story and will be updated.

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According to reports, the incident occurred just as Southwest Airlines passengers were exiting an aircraft after arriving from Punta Cana.

The jet bridge failure is "under investigation" according to BWI.

"The next thing you know, there was a crash", the Baltimore Sun quoted one passenger, Kelsey Traub, 20, as saying.

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Four medics, two Southwest employees, and the sick passenger were injured when the jet bridge collapsed, causing them to fall from the ramp, while the passenger was being removed from the plane. Afterward, the people on the flight remained "pretty calm", she added.

Anne Arundel County Fire said they were supporting BWI Fire with the incident. A spokesman for Southwest said the jet bridge is owned by BWI.

"Our passengers' safety is the top priority and BWI Marshall Airport has moved quickly to address this issue", Rahn said.

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