CARLSBAD, Calif. – McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad was temporarily evacuated Monday evening after a suspicious bag was spotted, authorities said.
Authorities were alerted after a green backpack was found sitting outside the main terminal doors around 7 p.m. When the owner of the bag was not located, San Diego County Sheriff’s Department bomb squad was responded.
Carlsbad police evacuated the terminal as a precaution.
A woman returned to the airport and said the bag was hers. Authorities deemed the bag save at 8 p.m. and airport operations resumed.
No flights were canceled as a result of the investigation.