Suspicious White Powder at Orlando Airport Identified

In this Tuesday, July 17, 2018, photograph, ramp workers prepare a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 for departure to Denver from Minneapolis International Airport in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

There were reports coming out of Orlando this morning that a suspicious white powder had been noticed at Orlando International Airport.

A United Airlines worker noticed a bag that contained the powder in question and reported it to the authorities. Hazmat crews arrived on the scene to investigate and discovered it to be a drug named Amodiaquine, which is used to treat malaria.

Once it was uncovered that the bag was mistakingly left behind by a passenger, the all clear was given.



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