Jennifer Millman

JFK Airport Terminal 5 Briefly Shut Down After TSA Dog Hits on Bag: Sources

JFK Airport's Terminal 5 was briefly shut down Thursday as authorities investigated a possible suspicious package, sources familiar with the situation and Port Authority officials tell News 4.

The sources say a TSA dog alerted handlers to a bag at Hawaiian Air check-in in Terminal 5, the JetBlue terminal, Thursday morning. The bomb squad responded as a precaution and the package was cleared within about 20 minutes. 

No evacuation was ordered; passengers were just moved to the other side of the terminal out of an abundance of caution. 

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