KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Firecrackers were found underneath on a Southwest Airlines flight headed to Kansas City on Tuesday.
Southwest Flight #2408 was scheduled to leave at 9:55 a.m. (PT) from Las Vegas.
Southwest Airlines spokeswoman Ashley Dillon confirmed to CNN that a flight attendant found a small Ziploc bag containing fireworks underneath a seat while passengers were boarding the plane.
The Transportation Security Administration was immediately called and passengers deplaned.
The plane was inspected, but nothing else suspicious was found.
None of the passengers claimed the fireworks.
Once the plane was deemed safe and the checked and carry-on luggage was re-screened, passengers re-boarded the plane.
The flight landed safely at Kansas City International Airport at 3:45 p.m., about one hour behind schedule.
The TSA will continue to investigate the incident.
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